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The purpose of this study was to explore the degree of caregiving stress in caring for dementia elderly according to objective resources, perceived adequacy resource and locus of control in homemakers. The subjects of this study were 141 married women who had cared for dementia elderly. A questionnaire was used as survey method. The data was analyzed by means of Cronbach α, factor analysis, MANOVA, and Scheff test. The main findings were as follows : First, there was significant difference in the degree of caregiving stress in caring for dementia elderly according to objective resources. Second, the degree of caregiving stress in caring for dementia elderly was significantly different according to perceived adequacy resource. Third, the degree of caregiving stress in caring for dementia elderly differed significantly according locus of control.