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karimi johani R, Jafarzadeh gharajag Z. Survey of Quality of Life and its Factors in Elderly Residents of Tabriz. jgn. 2019; 5 (3)
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Background and purpose: Quality of life in the elderly can be easily threatened. So, knowing about the quality of life and its effective factors will help decision making and planning for improving their life quality. The aim of this research is to determine the quality of life and effective factors in the elderly living in Tabriz city.
Materials and Methods: This is a cross-sectional research, carried out in winter 1398 in elderly care centers in Tabriz city. 94 elderly were selected by random sampling between the elderly living in centers. Standard research questionnaire SF_36 was used for gathering information. SPSS application version 24 was used for analyzing data.
Findings: According to this research’s findings between 94 elderly (54/3%) were men and (45/7%) were women. Findings show that mean of the quality of life in the elderly (74) between subjects was almost at average. And also shows that variables like age, gender and marriage status are determining factors in the quality of life in the elderly.
Conclusion: results of this research shows that mean of the quality of life in the elderly and all its aspects are at average. By considering the results and these options and by doing timely actions we can reduce many problems in old age and add to useful life in the elderly.
     
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/03/22 | Accepted: 2019/05/5 | Published: 2019/05/10

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