Study on the Influencing Factors on Life Satisfaction of Students with Disabilities-Focused on Household, School and Disability Related Characteristics

장애 학생의 삶의 만족도에 영향을 미치는 요인에 관한 연구-가정, 학교 및 장애 특성을 중심으로

  • 이은순 (충북대학교 아동복지학과) ;
  • 윤상용 (충북대학교 아동복지학과)
  • Received : 2016.09.01
  • Accepted : 2017.03.20
  • Published : 2017.03.28


This study intend to provide basic evidence needed to improve the life satisfaction of disabled children and youth by analyzing factors to influence on their life satisfaction. To accomplish this study's goal, raw data of Survey of Disabled People in 2014 conducted by the Ministry of Health and Welfare was utilized for multiple regression analysis to identify determining factors among family relation satisfaction, domestic violence, type of household, economical conditions, family relationship satisfaction, subjective health status, severity of disability, experience of discrimination, satisfaction on number of friends and school adjustment on 197 disabled children's life satisfaction. Results of the analysis are as follows. Domestic violence, family relationship satisfaction, subjective health status, and satisfaction on number of friends are influencing factors on life satisfaction of disabled children's and youth students. This results shows that strengthening family structure and function, expanding all family members participating program, implementing sociability improvement program and promoting health condition are needed to heighten the life satisfaction of students with disabilities.


Disabled children's and youth;Life satisfaction;domestic violence;Type of household;family relationship satisfaction;Economical conditions;Severity of disability;Experience of discrimination;Subjective health status;Satisfaction on number of friends;School adjustment;Life satisfaction


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