Quality of Life among Senior Adults across Gender Residing in Lucknow City

Authors

  • Preeti Maurya Department of Human Development and Family Studies, School of Home Science, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Shalini Agarwal Department of Human Development and Family Studies, School of Home Science, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Khwairakpam Sharmila Department of Human Development and Family Studies, School of Home Science, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21276/apjhs.2022.9.3.06

Keywords:

Gender, Quality of life, Senior adults

Abstract

Background: The quality of life among senior adults is an important area of concern which reflects the health status and well-being this vulnerable group. Objectives: The aim of the present investigation was to study the quality of life among senior adults. Methods: The study was conducted on a purposive random sampling of 120 respondents who were selected from Lucknow city in the age ranging from 65 to more than 75 years of which 67 men and 53 women. (OPQOL-35) “Older People’s Quality of Life” questionnaire which is prepared by A Bowling was used to measure the quality of life, the questionnaire was administered. The data were coded, tabulated, and analyzed. The data obtained were subjected to statistical analyzed using mean, frequency percentage, F test, and χ2 test using SPSS (version 20.0). Results: The finding of the study revealed that majority of respondents has good and alright quality of life. The result also revealed that there was no significant difference between quality of life of respondents across gender.

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Published

2022-04-16

How to Cite

Preeti Maurya, Shalini Agarwal, & Khwairakpam Sharmila. (2022). Quality of Life among Senior Adults across Gender Residing in Lucknow City. Asian Pacific Journal of Health Sciences, 9(3), 27–28. https://doi.org/10.21276/apjhs.2022.9.3.06