Volume 13, Issue 6 (9-2014)                   ijdld 2014, 13(6): 469-478 | Back to browse issues page

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1- 1. Student. Health education and promotion, School of Health, Tabriz university of medical, sciences, Tabriz-Iran
2- 2. Abadan School of medical sciences, Abadan, Iran
3- 3. Department of Health education and promotion, Iran university, of medical, sciences, Tehran, Iran
4- 4. Department of Health education and promotion, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran
5- 5. Hospital management research center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
6- 7. Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
7- 8. Instructor, Faculty Member, Medical Emergency Department, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran
8- 11. Student Health education & promotion, School of Health, Zahedan university of medical sciences, Zahedan, Iran , Hjafaralilou@gmail.com
Abstract:   (6541 Views)
Background: increasing the population of aged, Consequently Increasing rate of chronic disease and to decreasing quality of life level caused many problems in different communities. The important aim of this study was surveying the effect of an educational intervention by use of the educational components of precede model on quality of life in the elders. Methods: This semi-empirical research was performed on 54 aged people in two group-case and control- for the Aged in 2009. In this study two questionnaires the designed questionnaire based on PRECEDE model and the questionnaire on the quality of life standard of the World Health Organization (WHOQOL) were used and the quality of life of the aged people in two groups before and after one month from the educational interference was evaluated. Independent t-test paired T-test, one way ANOVA, was used for data analysis. Results: The average total score of the quality of life of the aged people of test group, showed a meaningful difference before and after educational interference with a p quality less than 0.05, but there wasn’t a meaningful difference between total scores of two groups. Though the relationship of attitude (predisposing factors), enabling factors (skills) and behavioral factors with quality of life of a p quality less than 0.05 was meaningful. But knowledge (predisposing factor) and reinforcing factors didn’t show a meaningful relationship with the quality of life. Conclusion: It seems that the health, education and health promotion programs are effective on quality of life in the aged people.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2014/11/17 | Accepted: 2014/11/17 | Published: 2014/11/17