TITLE

SOCIDEMOGRAPHIC AND HEALTH CHARACTERISTICS AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE PERCEPTION OF FAMILY SUPPORT OF ELDERLY RESIDENTS IN PERIPHERAL AREAS

AUTHOR(S)
dos Reis, Luciana Araújo; Torres, Gilson de Vasconcelos; Xavier, Thaiza Teixeira
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;Mar2011, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p158
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Objective: to determine the influence of sociodemographic and health variables on the perception of family support of elderly residents in peripheral areas. Method: this is an analytical study with a cross-sectional design, using a sample of 150 seniors, mean age of 74.47 (± 9.42) years, enrolled in four Health Units in the municipality of Jequié, Brazil. The instruments used were: sociodemographic data, health conditions, Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and the Perception of Family Support Inventory (PFSI). The research protocols were reviewed and approved by the Ethics in Human Research of the State University of Southwest Bahia (Opinion No. 189/2008). Results: with the application of Student t test between the mean areas of the Inventory of Perceived Family support and sociodemographic variables and health, there was statistical difference between the domain Autonomy and occupation of free time (p = 0.047) and between the domain adaptation and Family health problems (<0.001). Conclusion: the results demonstrated that leisure time activity, part of the autonomy domain, was the only sociodemographic variable to influence perception of family support, whereas the presence of health problems, belonging to the family adaptation domain, was the only health condition that influenced perception of family support. Descriptors: elderly; family; perception; social and health conditions.
ACCESSION #
60985974

 

Related Articles

  • CARACTERIZAÇÃO SOCIODEMOGRÁFICA E CLÍNICA DE IDOSOS ATENDIDOS NA ATENÇÃO PRIMÁRIA DE SAÚDE. Talitha Fernandes Barbosa, Keylla; Rorigues Lopes de Oliveira, Fabiana Maria; das Graças Melo Fernandes, Maria // Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;out2015, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p9492 

    Objective: identifying the sociodemographic and clinical profile of the elderly attended in Primary Health Care. Method: a descriptive, cross - sectional study developed with 368 elderly in the city of João Pessoa - PB. Data collection occurred from February to April 2014. Data analysis was...

  • RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ELDERLEY CARE AND HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PROVIDER. Reis, Luciana Ara£jo dos; Brasileira, Alessandra Campos; Torres, Gilson de Vasconcelos; Reis, Luana Ara£jo dos; Mascarenhas, Claudio Henrique Meira // Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;Oct2011, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p1905 

    Objective: to ascertain the relationship between caring for the elderly and the social status and health of the caregiver. Method: it's about a descriptive character study with transversal delineation, with 20 guards of aged ones registered in the extension project: "Aged's health in the family,...

  • Assessment of Health-Related Quality of Life Among Primary Caregivers of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Khanna, Rahul; Madhavan, S. Suresh; Smith, Michael J.; Patrick, Julie H.; Tworek, Cindy; Becker-Cottrill, Barbara // Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders;Sep2011, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p1214 

    The impact of caring for a child with autism on caregivers' health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is not fully understood. The objective of this study was to compare the HRQOL scores of caregivers of children with autism to those of the general US population and to identify the factors that...

  • Factors influencing living kidney donation in Singapore. Ow Ling Lai Meng; Crystal Lim; Chow Wai Leng; van der Erf, Saskia; Joshi, Veena D.; Swah Teck Sin; Teo Swee Hong, Stephanie; Goh Soo Chye, Paul; TanChoon Seng, Gilbert; Kee Yi-Shern, Terence // Progress in Transplantation;Mar2012, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p95 

    Context--Kidney transplantation is the best treatment option for kidney failure, but the supply of donor kidneys remains small. Objective--To understand the public's attitude toward living donor kidney donation in Singapore. Design, Setting and Participants, Intervention, Outcome Measures--A...

  • Multidimensional assessment of older people with asthma and COPD: clinical management and health status. McDonald, Vanessa M.; Simpson, Jodie L.; Higgins, Isabel; Gibson, Peter G. // Age & Ageing;Jan2011, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p42 

    Background: the diagnosis and management of obstructive airway diseases (OADs) such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be challenging in older people.Objective: to assess the clinical, functional, biological and behavioural characteristics relevant to the management...

  • CARACTERÍSTICAS SOCIOECONÔMICAS E DE SAÚDE DE IDOSOS ASSISTIDOS PELAS EQUIPES DE SAÚDE DA FAMÍLIA. Siqueira Sudré, Mayara Rocha; Oliveira Reiners, Annelita Almeida; de Souza Azevedo, Rosemeiry Capriata; Almeida Floriano, Luciane // Ciencia, Cuidado e Saude;Jan-Mar2015, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p933 

    No abstract available.

  • SOCIOECONOMIC AND HEALTH CONDITIONS OF THE ELDERLY ASSISTED BY FAMILY HEALTH TEAMS. Siqueira Sudré, Mayara Rocha; Oliveira Reiners, Annelita Almeida; de Souza Azevedo, Rosemeiry Capriata; Almeida Floriano, Luciane // Ciencia, Cuidado e Saude;Jan-Mar2015, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p933 

    No abstract available.

  • Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Related to the Pap Smear Test Among Users of a Primary Health Unit. Vasconcelos, Camila Teixeira Moreira; Pinheiro, Ana Karina Bezerra; Castelo, Ana Rita Pimentel; Costa, Lillian de Queiroz; de Oliveira, Roberta Grangeiro // Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem (RLAE);Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p97 

    This KAP (knowledge, attitude and practice) study, carried out from February to June 2008, aimed to evaluate the knowledge, attitude and practice regarding the Pap smear test among users of a primary health unit (PHU) and to verify any association with sociodemographic variables. The sample was...

  • CONDIÇÃO DE SAÚDE AUTORREFERIDA E AUTONOMIA FUNCIONAL ENTRE IDOSOS DO NORDESTE DO BRASIL. Rocha, Saulo Vasconcelos // Revista de Atencao Primaria a Saude;abr-jun2010, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p170 

    This study aimed to assess the health status, as related to functional autonomy, of elderly people in northeastern Brazil. The sample included 35 elderly patients with a mean age of 62.60 ± 7.45 years, randomly selected, living in homes located in the urban area of Itabuna, and registered...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics