Cookies on this website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Continue' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.
Abstract

The study aims to increase understanding of the factors that contribute to Quality of Life (QoL) perceptions in the healthy elderly, obtain a broader understanding of the factors that influence QoL perceptions among the healthy elderly, contribute to understanding of the effects of positive and negative life changes on person-centred QoL perceptions in the healthy elderly and to further develop and refine a theoretical model of the psychological and psycho-social processes involved in constructing QoL judgements.

Main Topics/Subject Category
QoL, cognitive and self-esteem measures, health and lifestyle information and respondents' demographic characteristics.
Variables
http://www.data-archive.ac.[…]&class=0&from=sn#gs
Keywords
Wandsworth London borough, age, ageing, care of the elderly, childhood, clinical tests and measurements, clubs, cognitive processes diseases, economic activity, educational background, elderly, emotional states, employment, ethnic groups, everyday life, gender, health, hospital outpatient services, hospitalization, housing, housing for the elderly, ill health, life events, life satisfaction, living conditions, marital status, memory, occupational status, old people's clubs, physical mobility, prescription drugs, psychological tests, quality of life, residential care of the elderly, self-esteem, social networks, social support, spouse's educational background, spouse's occupational status, voluntary work, widowed
Identifier Variables
N/A
Economic/Subject Categories
Value of health
Area of Health System
Social care
Data Available
Socio-economic
Data collecting organization (s)
Roehampton University. School of Human and Life Sciences and Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability. Department of Clinical Psychology
Data Type
Survey (longitudinal)
National/Regional
Regional
Coverage (date of field work)
2000, 2001, 2002
Unit of Analysis
Individual
Sample

People living in the London borough of Wandsworth who were 65 years or older in 2000, and considered themselves to be in good health. 193 cases

Availability
ESDS Access and Preservation, UK Data Archive
Conditions of Access
Free registration access
Link
http://www.data-archive.ac.uk/[…]/snDescription.asp?sn=5535
Contact
help@esds.ac.uk
Publications
http://www.data-archive.ac.uk/findingData/publicationListForSN.asp?sn=5535