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Hosseini zare S M, Movahed E, Pourreza A, Rahimi Foroshani A. The effect of social support on the health of the elderly in Tehran. jhosp. 2015; 13 (4) :115-121
URL: http://jhosp.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5470-en.html

1- PhD student Department of Management & Health Economic,,School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Science
2- PhD student department of Management & Health Economic, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Science
3- Professor department of Management & Health Economic School ,of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Science , abolghasemp@yahoo.com
4- Associate professor Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics,School of Public Health,Tehran University Of Medical Science
Abstract:   (3566 Views)
Background : Raising number of elderly people in Iran causes new concerns .One of the important issues is Social support. Social support can be critical for older adults because of their common disabilities and unavoidable dependency to maintain and improve of their health status Materials and Methods: Questionnaires which had been used for measurement of health status and elderly social support has been collected and combined through searching resources in library and web. 5 district ions of Tehran were selected randomly in order to have a efficient sample size .The questionnaires were filled by 140 elders whom were staying in residential homes and 280 above 60 years elderlies whom were living with their families. The date were analyzed by SPSS software. Results: 406 questionnaires among 420 questionnaires were filled which showed 96.6%. rate of responsibility. Data analysis showed a correlation between status of physical, mental and social health social support. Conclusion: There is a significant correlation between Social support and physical ,mental, and social status of health
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: کیفیت خدمات و ایمنی بیمار در بیمارستان
Received: 2015/03/5 | Accepted: 2015/03/5 | Published: 2015/03/5

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