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The Impact of Age, Education and Residential Setting (community) on Health Status and Life Satisfaction


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1 B. P. D. Govt. P. G. College, Kanker, Chhattisgarh, India
2 S. S. J. Campus Almora, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
3 D. D. U. G. K. P. University, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
     

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The study aimed to investigate the impact of impact of age, education and residential setting (community) on health status and life satisfaction. A 2X2X2 factorial design, with two age groups (younger females and older females) x two level of education (educated and uneducated) x two residential setting (rural&urban) was used in the present study. Life satisfaction scale (Alam&Srivastava, 1971) was used to assess how much participant is satisfied in the life. P.G.I. Health questionnaire (Verma, Wig.&Prasad, 1985) was used to assess the health status of females. Results revealed that age were significant impact on health status and life satisfaction. Middle age female more satisfied than younger females. Similarly, significant main effect of education also reveals that uneducated women expressed more satisfaction about life than educated females. However, age x residential setting interaction effect was also found to be significant.

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Age, Education, Health, Life Satisfaction, Residential Setting
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Manoj Kumar Rao
B. P. D. Govt. P. G. College, Kanker, Chhattisgarh, India
Preeti Tamta
S. S. J. Campus Almora, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
Pratima Kumari
D. D. U. G. K. P. University, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Abstract


The study aimed to investigate the impact of impact of age, education and residential setting (community) on health status and life satisfaction. A 2X2X2 factorial design, with two age groups (younger females and older females) x two level of education (educated and uneducated) x two residential setting (rural&urban) was used in the present study. Life satisfaction scale (Alam&Srivastava, 1971) was used to assess how much participant is satisfied in the life. P.G.I. Health questionnaire (Verma, Wig.&Prasad, 1985) was used to assess the health status of females. Results revealed that age were significant impact on health status and life satisfaction. Middle age female more satisfied than younger females. Similarly, significant main effect of education also reveals that uneducated women expressed more satisfaction about life than educated females. However, age x residential setting interaction effect was also found to be significant.

Keywords


Age, Education, Health, Life Satisfaction, Residential Setting