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  • Journal title : Journal of East-West Nursing Research
  • Volume 21, Issue 2,  2015, pp.119-125
  • Publisher : East-west Nursing Research Institute,Kyung Hee University
  • DOI : 10.14370/jewnr.2015.21.2.119
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Factors Affecting Activities of Daily Living, Depression and Life Satisfaction among Aged Women
Park, Sunhee; Suh, Soonrim; Kim, Hongsoon;
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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the impact of activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living and depression on life satisfaction among aged women. Methods: The sample consisted of 309 aged women of over 60. Data were analyzed using t-test, ANOVA, Pearson correlation coefficient and multiple regression analysis. Results: Significant factors affecting the life satisfaction were spouse, religion, perceived health status, age, and depression. The most significant variables among them were depression and perceived health status. The explanatory power on life satisfaction was 57% in regression model. Conclusion: Depression and perceived health status are important variables to influence on life satisfaction. Therefore, it is suggested that nursing intervention to reduce or prevent depression and enhance health status should be developed to promote quality of life in aged women.
Aged;Women;Activities of daily living;Depression;Personal satisfaction;
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