The Effects of Stress Management and Family Cohesion on Middle-aged Women's Happiness Utilizing the SPSS Program - Focusing on middle-aged women living in Cities K and Y -

SPSS 프로그램을 이용한 중년여성의 스트레스 대처, 가족응집력이 행복감에 미치는 영향 - K시와 Y시에 거주하는 중년여성을 중심으로 -

  • Shin, So-Jeong (Faculty of Human Rehabilitation Services, CatholicKwandong University) ;
  • Ko, Jae-Ug (Department of Information and Communication social welfare, CatholicKwandong University)
  • Received : 2018.03.20
  • Accepted : 2018.04.13
  • Published : 2018.04.30


This research aims to analyze the effects of stress management and family cohesion on middle-aged women. Research subjects were 322 middle-aged women living in cities K and Y ranging between 40-60 years of age. A frequency analysis, reliability analysis, and hierarchical regression analysis were carried out utilizing the SPSS 18.0 statistics program. Firstly, results showed that the most frequently shown subjects were between 40-49 years old (59.3%), married (82.7%, 267), high school graduates or less (63.2%, 204), and practiced religion (77.6%, 250). Secondly, stress management, family cohesion, and happiness were the most frequent answers in this order. Thirdly, stress management, family cohesion, and happiness all showed to have a positive correlation. Fourthly, family cohesion had no effect on happiness. Meanwhile, stress management had the biggest effect on happiness with an explanation rate of 28.2%. The implications of this research are expected to be used as base line data for future social welfare programs for the improvement of middle-aged women's happiness.

본 연구는 중년여성의 스트레스 대체와 가족응집력이 행복감과의 관계와 미치는 영향에 대하여 분석하고자하였다. 연구대상은 K시와 Y시에 거주하는 40세에서 60세 이하의 중년여성 322명을 대상으로 실시하였다. 분석방법은 SPSS 18.0과 통계프로그램을 이용하여, 빈도분석, 신뢰도분석, 위계적 회귀분석을 실시하였다. 연구결과 첫째, 연령은 40세 49세가 59.3%, 기혼이 82.7%(267명), 학력은 고졸 이하가 63.2%(204명), 종교는 77.6%(250명)로 높게 나타났다. 둘째, 스트레스 대처, 가족응집력, 행복감 순으로 나타났다. 셋째, 스트레스 대처, 가족 응집력 및 행복감의 관계는 모두 정(+)의 관계로 나타났다. 넷째, 중년여성의 행복감에 가족응집력은 영향을 미치지 않는 것으로 나타났다. 반면 스트레스 대처가 가장 큰 영향력을 미치는 것으로 설명량은 28.2% 나타났다. 본 연구의 시사점은 중년여성의 행복한 삶의 질 함양을 위한 사회복지실천에 기초자료가 될 것으로 사료된다.



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