Convergence Research on Relationships among the inhibiting factors of Dying Well

웰다잉 저해 요인의 관련성에 관한 융합 연구

  • 이종형 (건양대학교 병원경영학과) ;
  • 안상윤 (건양대학교 병원경영학과) ;
  • 김용하 (건양대학교 병원경영학과) ;
  • 김광환 (건양대학교 병원경영학과)
  • Received : 2019.06.11
  • Accepted : 2019.08.20
  • Published : 2019.08.28


The purpose of this study is to determine the inhibiting factors of dying well for people who want to have a good death. The final respondents in this study were sampled using stratified proportional allocation using a stratified random sampling method, and 1,000 adults aged between 19 and 75 years were selected. The questionnaire used consisted of four items on general characteristics and 20 items related to the inhibiting factors of dying well scored on a 7-point Likert scale. Analysis was conducted using descriptive statistics, correlation analysis, and decision tree analysis. Results showed that, among the inhibiting factors of dying well, "degenerative diseases (such as dementia)" and "loss of control (mental / physical)" scored 5.502 and 5.268 points, respectively; the highest significant positive correlation was found between "bad marital relationship" and "bad relationship with children," followed by "did not receive death education" and "lack of medical policy promotion (dying well)" and "bad relationship with children" and "indifference of others." Considering these findings, it appears that the whole society will make efforts to improve the perception and practice of good death, and life and death education will be expanded if death education for dying well is organized and implemented.


Supported by : National Research Foundation of Korea


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