The quality of life among the elderly people in Sarawak

Felicia, Cosmas (2018) The quality of life among the elderly people in Sarawak. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Changes in physical, psychological, hormonal and the social conditions occurred in the process of ageing. These changes are expected to bringing impact to the quality of life of the elderly people. The aim of the study is to assess the quality of He and its related factors among the elderly population in Sarawak. A quantitative research has been conducted in the form of survey research by distributing WHOQOL-BREF questionnaire. The study was conducted among the elderly people aged 60 years and above who are living in Sarawak. The sample size of the study was 130 participants that were obtained through snowballing sampling. The data were analysed using Pearson Correlation which was to find out the relationship between each domain and the quality of life of the elderly people in Sarawak. The results obtained shows that the mean score of WHOQOL-BREF was 90.17 whereby the mean scores of the domain environment score the highest among the four domains. In conclusion, the overall score of the quality of life of the elderly people in Sarawak was average.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2018.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Quality of life, Elderly, Sarawak, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Unai
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2020 06:23
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2020 06:24
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/32339

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