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J Fasa Univ Med Sci 2012, 1(4): 227-232 Back to browse issues page
Comparing quality of life dimension in different age decades: prediction for aging
Vahid Nejati 1, Khodabakhsh Ahmadi, Maryam Sharifian, Fatemah Shoaee
1- , vhdnejati@sbu.ac.ir
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Background & Objective: Quality of life in different age groups can consider as good predictor of elderly quality of life. The purpose of present study is comparing quality of life in different age decade.

Materials & Methods: This cross sectional study performed in 1914 citizens of Tehran with SF36 questionnaire. Sample selection method was multistage classification. We used One Way ANOVA for analysis.

Results: Findings show that quality of life dimension reduced in role physical, physical activity, general health, mental health and bodily pain. (P- Value was less than 0.05 for role physical and less than 0.01 for all others). Falling in bodily pain started in 30 years old and for general health 40, physical activity and mental health 60 and role physical role 70 years old.

Conclusion: Based on our finding education and intervention for bodily pain should be started at age 30 years old and for general health in 40 years old. Age matched physical activity should be educated for people above 60 years old.

Keywords: Quality of Life, Life Course, Age
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Health Education
Received: 2013/02/11 | Accepted: 2013/09/14 | Published: 2013/09/14
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Nejati V, Ahmadi K, Sharifian M, Shoaee F. Comparing quality of life dimension in different age decades: prediction for aging. J Fasa Univ Med Sci. 2012; 1 (4) :227-232
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