An Empirical Study about the Effect of Summer Holiday Pension on Physical and Mental Health of the Elderly
Ge Wen, Shuangshuang Tang
Available Online September 2018.
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- Pension pattern, Summer care for the aged, Quality of life, SF-36 scale
- This article studies the influence of summer holiday pension on the physical and mental health of the elderly. Provide a basis for the healthy lifestyle choice of the elderly and for the care of the elderly by the government or institutions, so as to improve the quality of life of the elderly. Using random sampling method, the SF-36 questionnaire was used to investigate the summer vacation habits and health status of 548 old people in Sichuan Province. Analyze the survey data that using descriptive statistics, internal consistency test, T test, correlation analysis and descriptive statistical. The score in the 9 dimensions of SF-36 scales, the mean value of elderly with summer holiday habit is higher than elderly without. But only the 7 dimensions of the score in General Health, Physical Function, Role-Physical, Bodily Pain, Vitality, Social Functioning and Mental Health, which the difference is statistically significant. The two dimensions of Role-Emotion and Reported Health Transition, which the difference isn’t statistically significant. Research discovered that in terms of overall health level, physical fitness, and mental health, elderly people with summer vacation habits are better than elderly people who without.
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TY - CONF AU - Ge Wen AU - Shuangshuang Tang PY - 2018/09 DA - 2018/09 TI - An Empirical Study about the Effect of Summer Holiday Pension on Physical and Mental Health of the Elderly BT - Proceedings of the 2018 4th International Conference on Social Science and Higher Education (ICSSHE 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 45 EP - 48 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icsshe-18.2018.12 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icsshe-18.2018.12 ID - Wen2018/09 ER -