The links between health-related behaviors and life satisfaction in elderly individuals who prefer institutional living.

Inal S., Subasi F., Ay S. , Hayran O.

BMC health services research, cilt.7, ss.30, 2007 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1186/1472-6963-7-30
  • Dergi Adı: BMC health services research
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.30


Background: Life satisfaction among residents of institutions is becoming an important issue in a rapidly aging population. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate the links between life satisfaction and health-related behaviors amongst functionally independent elderly people who prefer institutional living in Istanbul, Turkey.