Quality of Life of Elderly Living in Nursing Homes in Shahrekord

Shokouhi, Fahimeh and Tavassoli, Elahe and Amiripour, Aida and Kaviani, Fatemeh (2020) Quality of Life of Elderly Living in Nursing Homes in Shahrekord. Scientific Journal of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedical Faculty, 5 (4).

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Abstract

Background & Aim: Increasing elderly population has led to increased attention to the concepts of health and quality of life in the past decades. The present study aimed to determine The Relationship of Socioeconomic Factors and quality of life among elderly living in nursing homes in Shahrekord. Materials & Methods: The present research was a descriptive-analytical study which was conducted on 254 elderly of living in nursing homes in Shahrekord. The participants were selected using Convenience sampling. The required data were collected through a two-part questionnaire (demographic variables, LEIPAD questionnaire) and then statistically analyzed using descriptive statistics and analytical tests (Pearson correlation and ANOVA analysis) in SPSS-18. Results: The age of 43.3% of the elderly was 60-70 years. Based on the results, the mean score of quality of life for men was 64.25±17.05 and women 46.23±17.64. There is a direct and significant relationship between the mean score of quality of life and sex and economic status (p=0.001). Conclusion: The results showed that the elderly had a medium of quality of life. it is necessary to have a approach to help elder people to advance and maintain public health and quality of life. Keywords: Socioeconomic Factors, Quality of Life, Elder People

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WY Nursing
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > student research center
Depositing User: zeynab . bagheri
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2021 05:16
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2021 05:16
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/8890

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