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Positive Psychological Capital, Death Awareness and Terminal Care Performance according to General Characteristics (N=127).

 CharacteristicsCategoriesn (%) or M ±DPositive psychological capitalDeath awarenessTerminal care performance



M±Dt or F (P)M±Dt or F (P)M±Dt or F (P)
Age (yr)≤2533 (26.0)3.61±0.4023.20 (<0.001) c>b>a3.48±0.3212.43 (<0.001) c>b>a2.68±0.339.91 (<0.001) b>a
26~30b60 (47.2)3.91±0.403.70±0.332.88±0.30
≥31c34 (26.8)4.27±0.413.85±0.233.02±0.31
28.71±4.68
Education≤Bachelor114 (89.8)3.87±0.444.37 (<0.001)3.66±0.332.00 (0.047)2.85±0.331.75 (0.083)
Master13 (10.2)4.43±0343.86±0.343.01±0.28
PositionRN121 (95.3)3.90±0.452.87 (0.005)3.67±0.331.86 (0.065)2.86±0.331.79 (0.859)
CN, UM6 (4.7)4.44±0.443.93±0.322.84±0.34
ReligionYes58 (45.7)4.01±0.431.88 (0.063)3.79±0.313.51(0.001)2.90±0.341.12 (0.267)
No69 (54.3)3.86±0.493.59±0.322.83±0.33
Marital statusSingle94 (74.0)3.82±0.434.85 (0.001)3.65±0.342.07 (0.040)2.84±0.321.60 (0.112)
Married33 (26.0)4.24±0.413.79±0.282.94±0.36
Total career (yr)<5a71 (56.0)3.73±0.4024.63 (<0.001) c>a,b3.60±0.346.78 (0.002) b,c>a2.77±0.307.32(0.001) b,c>a
5~10b38 (30.0)4.05±0.413.76±0.312.94±0.36
≥10c18 (14.0)4.43±0.383.87±0.243.06±0.27
5.70±4.82
Carrer as oncology nurse (yr)<5a81 (63.8)3.81±0.459.76 (<0.001) c>a3.64±0.351.94 (0.148)2.80±0.314.52(0.013) b>a
5~10b38 (29.9)4.08±0.423.76±0.312.96±0.36
≥10c8 (6.3)4.39±0.303.77±0.183.04±0.28
4.36±3.16

RN: Registered Nurse, CN: Charge Nurse, UM: Unit Manager.

Korean J Hosp Palliat Care 2019;22:77~86 https://doi.org/10.14475/kjhpc.2019.22.2.77
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