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, vol.7, pp.30, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1472-6963-7-30
  • Title of Journal : BMC health services research
  • Page Numbers: pp.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.