Proceedings of the Universitas Lampung International Conference on Social Sciences (ULICoSS 2021)

Measuring the Quality of Life and Determinants of the Urban Elderly: A Subjective Perspective

Authors
Deshinta Vibriyantidesh001@lipi.go.id
Research Center For Population Indonesian Institute of Science, Jakarta, Indonesia
Dewi Harfinaharfina23@gmail.com
Research Center For Population, Indonesian Institute of Science, Jakarta, Indonesia
Corresponding Author
Deshinta Vibriyantidesh001@lipi.go.id
Available Online 6 January 2022.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220102.051How to use a DOI?
Keywords
elderly; quality of life; social-demographic variables; OPQOL-35; determinant of quality of life; urban area
Abstract

This study aims to measure the quality of life in the elderly and analyze the determinant of quality of life in an urban area. The study was conducted on 401 elderly who lived in 20 Kelurahan (sub-subdistrict) in the urban area of Medan City, North Sumatera, Indonesia. Quality of life (QoL) was measured using translated OPQOL-35. Whereas to find out determinant of the quality of life in elderly and predict it is done by ordinal regression analysis. The study discovered that elderly in an urban area have medium QoL (mean score is 72,04). The results showed that the two lowest QoL domain scores of the elderly are the financial circumstances domain (62.78), and the health domain (63.49). Meanwhile, the two highest QoL domain scores of the elderly care home and neighbor domain (81.3) and social relationship domain (80.06). Furthermore, ordinal regression analysis showed that the social demographic variables which determine of QOL of elderly in urban areas are 1) Overall Quality of Life Perception; 2) Marital Status; 3) Health Status; 4) Level of Education; 5) Proximity of house with family; 6) Using the telephone for communicating; 7) Involved in community activities, and 8) Know neighbors. All independent variables are significant in p-value < 0.05 and p-value < 0.01.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the Universitas Lampung International Conference on Social Sciences (ULICoSS 2021)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
6 January 2022
ISBN
978-94-6239-509-1
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220102.051How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2022 The Authors. Published by Atlantis Press SARL.
Open Access
This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC license.

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