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A Study on Life Satisfaction of Low-Income Elderly People who Living Alone
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 Title & Authors
A Study on Life Satisfaction of Low-Income Elderly People who Living Alone
Cho, Sung-Hui; Lee, Hwa-Young;
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 Abstract
The degree of difficulty in low-income elderly people who living alone' life satisfaction is increased. The aim of this study is to find factors affecting the low-income elderly people who living alone' life satisfaction by examining the comparative influence of loneliness, family support, social support. For achieving this purpose, this study analyzed data of 300 low-income elderly people who living alone in Gyeonggi province. Findings of the study identified that the factors affecting the life satisfaction were health status, loneliness, family support, social support. Further, family support and social support had a significant influence on the low-income elderly people who living alone' life satisfaction even after controlling the influences of other factors. On the basis of the results, practical suggestions to increase the life satisfaction of low-income elderly people who living alone were discussed.
 Keywords
Life Satisfaction;Loneliness;Family Support;Social Support;Low-Income Elderly People who Living Alone;
 Language
Korean
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