Assessment of Subjective Well-being among the Elderly Residing in Lucknow City
Keywords:Aging, Elderly, Subjective well-being
Research Background: Aging procedure is the action of growing old or progressing the appearance and attribute of old age. Subjective well-being is the self-observation and practice of positive and negative emotional responses and global and specific cognitive evaluations of well-being with life. The purpose of the study was to assess the subjective well-being of the elderly in Lucknow city. Methodology: An interview schedule along with the WHO (Five) Well-Being Index (1998 version) (subjective well-being assessment, psychiatric research unit) scale was used to collect the data. Descriptive research design and purposive random sampling technique were used to select sample for study. Major findings: The study revealed that most of elderly people came under good well-being category (50.0% of male and 43.47% of female) of subjective well-being assessment across gender. The study showed that there was no difference in subjective well-being of respondents across different age groups and gender. Conclusion: This study concluded with positive finding as we found during assessment that most of elderly people were having good well-being of subjective well-being. Very few respondents had poor subjective well-being.
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