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Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association 2005;43(7):37-51.
기혼자녀(아들,딸)와 부모간의 정서적 결속도에 따른 부양행동
Caregiving Behaviors and Emotional Solidarity between Parents and Adult Children
Seohee Son, Kim Myung-Cha
Major in Family & Resource Management, College of Human Ecology, Sookmyung Women's University
The purpose of this study was to determine the level of caregiving behaviors of adult children and the main factors influencing the caregiving behaviors of adult children. This research was based on a survey conducted with 620 adults, from 30 to 59 years old, living in the Seoul metropolitan area, with at least one living parent. Statistical analysis was carried out using SPSS/WIN including frequencies, t-test, one-way ANOVA and regression analysis. no results were as follows. First, the level of caregiving behaviors of adult children varied with background variables, such as birth ranking and job for the children-related variables, and age of mother, income level and type of living for the parents-related variables. Second, the level of caregiving behaviors of adult children varied with the degree of emotional solidarity between the adult children and their parents. Third, the caregiving behaviors were significantly different according to gender as gender played an important role in differentiating the motives for caregiving behaviors.
Keywords: 부양행동, caregiving behaviors, 정서적 결속도, emotional solidarity, 성인자녀, adult children
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