A study on the determinants that affect life satisfaction of the disabled

장애인의 생활 만족도에 영향을 미치는 결정요인에 대한 연구

  • Received : 2014.10.08
  • Accepted : 2015.01.20
  • Published : 2015.01.28


This article tried to suggest ways to improve satisfaction of their life, as finding the determinants of the disabled through the cross-section research by the Ministry of Health and Welfare. This article used data from the 2011 investigation of actual condition for the Disabled, which is a representative of the disabled in Korea. For statistical analysis, this paper used PASW statistics 18.0 (SPSS Inc, Chicago, USA). Analysis of frequency, descriptive statistic and multiple regressions were conducted. The level of significance was set up as 0.05. As the result, we found that life satisfaction of the disabled was influenced by all factors such as factor in discrimination, socioeconomic factors, disability and health factor. Therefore, we think that the government needs to prepare a systemic method for extending right of the disabled and improving rehabilitation and independent living.


Disabled;Disability;Life satisfaction;Ministry of Health and Welfare;Survey on persons with disabilities


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