약학회지
YAKHAK HOEJI
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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Characteristics of long-term care for the beneficiaries

Variables N %
No. of LTC beneficiaries 20,619 100
Grade of LTC Grade1 1,369 6.64
Grade2 3,112 15.09
Grade3 7,737 37.52
Grade4 7,578 36.75
Grade5 823 3.99
Type of member living together (at judging longterm care grade) Living alone 3,401 16.49
Spouse 3,251 15.77
Family 7,285 35.33
Else 6,682 32.41
Type of LTC benefits (for 1 year) Home care 5,631 27.31
Facility care 13,480 65.38
Facility care + Home care 1,508 7.31
Total days of care for a year per person (Mean, SE) 271 173
Total cost of care for a year per person (Korean Won) (Median, Range) 8,478,340 1,850-30,093,950

*LTC: Long-Term Care; SE: Standard Error

**Grade: According to mental and physical status and scores, Grade1: Requires help in all aspects of daily life and with a score of over 95 in the long-term care assessment evaluation, Grade2: Requires help in most parts of daily life and with a score of between 75 and 95 in the long-term care assessment evaluation, Grade3: Requires help in parts of daily life and with a score of between 60 and 75 in the long-term care assessment evaluation , Grade4: Requires some help for daily life and with a score of between 51 and 60 in the long-term care assessment evaluation, Grade 5: with dementia whose score is between 45 and 51 in the long-term care assessment evaluation

Yakhak Hoeji 2021;65:453-9 https://doi.org/10.17480/psk.2021.65.6.453
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