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The survey for relation between cognitive status and life quality in older people at army retired community in Khorramabaad -2011
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Abstract Introduction: The purpose of this research is to investigate the relation between cognitive state and quality of life in older people, registered at army retired community in Khorramabad. Materials and Methods: this is a descriptive-analytical study on a random classified sample include 150 people (84 women, 66 men) at army retired community in Khorramabaad, in 2011. It was used the Minimal Mental Status Examination questionnaire (MMSE) to measure the cognitive status and SF-36 to measure the quality of life and Pearson Correlation and logistic regression test for statistical analysis. Results: There is positive correlation between cognitive status and quality of life in army retires community in Khorramabaad (p<0.001) and also positive correlation between recognition status with physical results, physical role, physical pain, general health, vitality, social functioning, emotional role, mental health (p<0.001). Conclusion: According to the results, cognitive status in army retires can predict the quality of life. (p<0.001).
Keywords: Cognitive status, quality of life, elderly
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/09/17 | Accepted: 2014/06/15 | Published: 2014/06/15

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