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A replication study of predictors of quality of life in older age. Open Access

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Low, G.
Molzahn, A. E.
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structural equation modeling
nursing care and assessment
aging
quality of life
model building
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English
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A replication study was undertaken to validate a model of quality of life (QOL) generated in an earlier study on a random sample of 202 older adults. Pathways found to be significant were retested using QOL data from a convenience sample of 420 older adults. Using path analysis, we found that financial resources, health, and meaning in life directly and positively influenced QOL. Health, emotional support, and the physical environment indirectly affected QOL through purpose in life. All but one pathway were replicated, explaining 50.5% of the variance in QOL. Further explorations of the influence of spirituality, emotionally close ties, and opportunities for active engagement on QOL in older age are warranted.
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2007
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doi:10.7939/R3GX44X56
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© 2007 Wiley. This version of this article is open access and can be downloaded and shared. The original author(s) and source must be cited.
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Gail Low and Anita Molzahn. A replication study of predictors of quality of life in older age. Research in Nursing & Health 30.2 (2007), 141-150.
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