Quality of life of elderly caregivers living in Changzhi City

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Author:
LI Yu-cui(Department of Nursing,Heping Hospital,Changzhi Medical College,Changzhi 046000,China)
WANG Ru-ling(Department of Nursing,Heping Hospital,Changzhi Medical College,Changzhi 046000,China)
WU Yin()
CHENG Hong-ping(Department of Nursing,Heping Hospital,Changzhi Medical College,Changzhi 046000,China)
ZHAO Yu-jin(Department of Nursing,Heping Hospital,Changzhi Medical College,Changzhi 046000,China)
YANG Lu(Department of Nursing,Heping Hospital,Changzhi Medical College,Changzhi 046000,China)
ZHANG Ya-qin(Department of Nursing,Heping Hospital,Changzhi Medical College,Changzhi 046000,China)
LIU Jia(Department of Nursing,Heping Hospital,Changzhi Medical College,Changzhi 046000,China)
Journal Title:
CHINESE JOURNAL OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT
Issue:
Volume 04, Issue 05, 2010
DOI:
10.3760/cma.j.issn.1674-0815.2010.05.005
Key Word:
Quality of life;Caregiver;Aged

Abstract: Objective To investigate the quality of life of elderly caregivers and its factors. Methods Elderly caregivers living in Changzhi City were enrolled in this study. 36-item short-form (SF-36) health survey and Activity of Daily Living Scale ( ADL) were used as study tools. The data was analyzed by statistical description,t test or multiple regression. Results Those with score of quality of life reaching 72. 1 to 117. 0 accounted for 98. 8%. The total score and score of eight dimensions of SF-36 showed statistically significant difference between different daily living activity groups ( P < 0.05) . The state of health and self-care ability of the elderly imposed a major impact on eight dimensions of SF-36. Age, sex, level of education, marital status and wage had different impact on each dimension of SF-36. Conclusion The quality of life of elderly caregivers is at a medium level. The main factors of quality of live of elderly caregiver are their state of health and self-care ability of the elderly.

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