Journal of Public Health: From Theory to Practice (2018) 26:185–193 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10389-017-0852-x ORIGINAL ARTICLE The associated factors for the quality of life among Chinese rural elderly: 1-year follow-up study 1 1 1 1 1 Bao Dong & Jie Li & Dongdong Zhao & Dandan Yu & Qiongqiong Ren & 1,2 Yehuan Sun Received: 7 July 2017 /Accepted: 27 September 2017 /Published online: 9 October 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017, corrected publication January/2018 Abstract Significant trends of WHOQOL-BREF total score were ob- Aim The aim of this study was to explore the quality of life served for the variables of age, education level, economic status, (QOL) and its associated factors among Chinese rural elderly. and ADLs score. Subjects and methods Analyses based on data from a longi- Conclusion Multiple factors can affect the QOL of the elderly tudinal study, performed in Dangtu, a township in Anhui prov- in rural China. These findings can provide guidance aimed at ince. In all, 945 elderly people completed the two surveys in improving their QOL. 2014–2016. Generalized estimating equations (GEEs) was . . . used to explore the association between multiple factors and Keywords Quality of life Associated factors The elderly QOL of the elderly.
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Published: Oct 9, 2017
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