A Convergent Study of the Physical Related Quality of Life Using SF-8 of Stroke Patient's Caregiver

뇌졸중 환자 보호자의 SF-8을 이용한 신체건강관련 삶의 질 융복합적 연구

  • Received : 2017.09.25
  • Accepted : 2017.12.20
  • Published : 2017.12.28


This paper convergent examined caregiver burden, depressive symptoms and health related quality of life of 226 caregivers of stroke patients, who had been hospitalized in 7 general hospitals located in Cheongju and Daejeon Metropolitan city. The quality of life was measured using SF-8, which is a short version of HRQoL. According to Multiple regression Analysis, dependence of a patient were important factors in the physical related quality of life. These results suggest that in order to improve the quality of life related to the physical health of the stroke patient's caregiver, the elderly long-term care insurance system and the caregiver system and the ward of the Ministry of Health and Welfare are expanded ward without a caregiver. There is a need to raise expectations for recovery through education and family support groups.


Supported by : 원광보건대학교


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