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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 2000;24(3):477-483.
Factors Influencing Activities of Daily Living in the Patients with Spinal Cord Injury.
Park, Chang Il , Lee, Young Hee , Park, Jeong Mee , Lee, Jong Min , Kim, Sung Hoon , Kim, Ki Wan , Kang, Suk Chung
1Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine.
2Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine.
척수손상자의 일상생활동작 적응도 조사
박창일, 이영희, 박정미, 이종민, 김성훈, 김기완, 강석정
연세대학교 원주의과대학 재활의학교실, 연세대학교 의과대학 재활의학교실

The purpose of this study was to obtain and access baseline data and factors influencing activities of daily living(ADL) in the patients with spinal cord injury(SCI).

65 complete SCI patients who were admitted to the Wonju Christian and Severance hospital from January 1990 to february 1998 were studied. A questionnaire contained 15 items of ADL and factors such as cause, level, age and sex distribution, duration, employment status, religious status, medical payment, income source and complications. We compared each level of SCI according to each variables.

The income source and employment status were associated with adjustment of ADL in patients with SCI.

Financial independence was the most important factor to improve adjustment of ADL in patients with SCI.

Key Words: The level of spinal cord injury, Activities of daily living


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