publication . Other literature type . Article . 2014

Autopercepção de saúde de idosos que vivem em estado de corresidência

Isnanda Tarciara da Silva; Elzo Pereira Pinto Junior; Alba Benemérita Alves Vilela;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: FapUNIFESP (SciELO)
OBJECTIVES: Describe self-rated health and associated factors in elderly living with relatives and identify their socioeconomic and health characteristics. METHODOLOGY: This is a descriptive study, with a quantitative approach performed with 191 elderly aged over 60 years, assisted by the Family Health Strategy in a municipality of the state of Bahia, Brazil. A questionnaire was applied to collect data containing questions about social and demographic aspects, functional health evaluation, self-reported chronic conditions and self-rated health. The analyses were based on descriptive and inferential statistics, using the Chi-square test. RESULTS: It was observed ...
free text keywords: Envelhecimento, Autoimagem, Doença Crônica, Socioeconomic status, Descriptive research, Physical therapy, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Gerontology, Family health, business.industry, business, Disease, Rheumatism, medicine.disease, Diabetes mellitus, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Activities of daily living, aging, self-concept, chronic disease, Geriatrics, RC952-954.6
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