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Health-related quality of life in community-dwelling older adults of Bojnurd in 2014
SH Nabavi , M Shoja , S Mohammadi , V Rashedi
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Abstract Background & Objectives: Due to the elder’s growing population, as a result of birth control policy and increase in life expectancy in the world, elder’s quality of life deserves special attention. This study aim to investigate the health-related quality of life in community-dwelling older adults of Bojnourd, 2014. Materials & Methods: In this descriptive-analytical study, 200 older adults of Bojnurd city were selected through multi-stage random sampling. Date collection was carried out through “LEIPAD” quality of life questionnaire and demographic variables questionnaire. Data were analyzed by SPSS 16. Results: The mean age of the elders was 68.91 ± 7.89 years and the sample consisted of 55% male. Results indicated that mean of quality of life score in the sample was 44.14 ± 10.46 and factors such as age, gender, marital status, occupation and schooling are of significant relationship with quality of life. Conclusion: Findings showed that the elders, enjoyed good level of quality of life However, social support and participation play an important role in promotion of elder’s health and quality of life.

Keywords: Key words: Older adults, Quality of life, Health
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Type of Study: Orginal Research | Subject: Basic Sciences
Received: 2015/03/16 | Accepted: 2015/03/16 | Published: 2015/03/16
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Nabavi S, Shoja M, Mohammadi S, Rashedi V. Health-related quality of life in community-dwelling older adults of Bojnurd in 2014. JNKUMS. 2014; 6 (2) :433-439
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مجله دانشگاه علوم پزشکی خراسان شمالی Journal of North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences
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