The Korean Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care

End of Life Care Competencies and Terminal Care Stress by General Characteristics of Participants (N=140).

  Variable CategoriesNEnd of life care competenciesTerminal care stress


Mean±SDPMean±SDP
Age (yr)20~29203.42±0.410.0063.65±0.52a0.603
30~39393.37±0.54aa>b3.74±0.45
40~49473.66±0.43b3.82±0.53b
50≤343.66±0.363.80±0.50
GenderFemale1363.54±0.460.9353.77±0.500.784
Male43.56±0.513.70±0.42
Education levelDiploma793.54±0.430.0633.81±0.050.479
Bachelor503.47±0.503.73±0.46
Graduate113.83±0.403.65±0.63
Marital statusNon-married363.42±0.420.1073.71±0.500.333
Married1023.58±0.473.80±0.50
Other23.92±0.253.34±0.01
ReligionYes713.56±0.440.7633.78±0.490.842
No693.53±0.493.76±0.50
Total career at general hospital (yrs)>1163.21±0.40a0.0043.60±0.480.521
1~3163.67±0.53ba<b3.74±0.48
3~5233.42±0.423.78±0.49
5≤853.61±0.443.80±0.50
Total career at long term care hospital (yrs)>1323.49±0.570.6403.72±0.560.831
1~3413.57±0.483.81±0.50
3~5303.48±0.453.81±0.43
5≤373.60±0.343.73±0.50
Experience of end of life care for the past year (numbers)1~101003.52±0.460.2503.73±0.510.190
11≤403.62±0.463.85±0.47
Terminal care educational experienceYes993.61±0.440.0093.78±0.520.702
No413.39±0.483.75±0.46
Familial terminal care experienceYes843.63±0.450.0063.79±0.520.694
No563.41±0.463.75±0.46
Korean J Hosp Palliat Care 2019;22:125~133 https://doi.org/10.14475/kjhpc.2019.22.3.125
© Korean J Hosp Palliat Care