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Public Health, Life Satisfaction And Quality Of Life Of Elderly Patients With Coronary Artery Disease Admitted To Hospitals In Gonbad-e Qabus 2015
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Background & Aim: According to the increased prevalence of heart disease in the elderly and the importance of this disease on all aspects of people's lives, the study aimed to determine the quality of life, life satisfaction and general health of the elderly with coronary artery disease (CAD).

Material & Methods: This descriptive-analytical cross sectional study conducted in Gonbad-e Qabus (North Eastern, Iran) in 2015. Research sample was 300 elderly people who were selected randomly. The data collected using Goldberg & Williams General Health, Dinner Life Satisfaction, and Quality of Life questionnaires. Data was analyzed by Descriptive and analytical statistics; t test, Pearson coefficient and ANOVA (P<0.05).

Results: In terms of general health, 42% of participants were healthy and 58% of them had impaired general health. In terms of life satisfaction, 39% of them had enough satisfaction, and 61% were dissatisfied with their life. 36% of elderly had strong and good quality of life and 64% had poor quality of life.

Conclusion: More than half of elderly patients with cardiovascular diseases, had no good quality of life, life satisfaction, and general health. As age increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases increases, then more supportive intervention and elderly empowerment with aim of improve quality of life, general health and life satisfaction life is necessary.

Keywords: Geriatrics, Elderly, General health, Life satisfaction, Quality of life, Coronary artery Disease
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/12/14 | Accepted: 2016/12/14 | Published: 2016/12/14
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Public Health, Life Satisfaction And Quality Of Life Of Elderly Patients With Coronary Artery Disease Admitted To Hospitals In Gonbad-e Qabus 2015. 3. 2016; 7 (1) :31-40
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