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Journal: پایش
Year:1396 | Volume:16 | Issue:4
Start Page:531 | End Page:541

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QUALITY OF LIFE IN AND ITS CORRELATES IN ELDERLY IN TEHRAN, IRAN

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 Start Page 531 | End Page 541

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 Objective(s): The purpose of this study was to examine QUALITY OF LIFE and its correlates in ELDERLY IN TEHRAN metropolis.Methods: This was a cross sectional study. A random sample of elderly living in Tehran was selected. from are randomly selected in proportional stratified and multiple-stage cluster sampling in this study. Data were collected using the health-related quality of elderly people life (EHRQOL) and LIFE SATISFACTION Index-Z (LSI-Z).Results: In all 1147 elderly entered into the study. The highest score was for spiritual well being (mean: 90.76) while the lowest score were for social welfare and security (mean: 57.02) and healthy mind (mean 51.36) respectively. There was a positive correlation between higher LIFE SATISFACTION and a better QUALITY OF LIFE.Conclusion: Improving QUALITY OF LIFE in elderly needs attention. Perhaps improving living condition in this population could lead to improved QUALITY OF LIFE.

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