A predictive model of well-being and self-care for rural elderly women in Taiwan.

@article{Wang2001APM,
  title={A predictive model of well-being and self-care for rural elderly women in Taiwan.},
  author={Hsiu-Hung Wang and Shirley Cloutier Laffrey},
  journal={Research in nursing & health},
  year={2001},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={122-32}
}
A predictive model of well-being and self-care was tested with 284 women aged 60-88 living in rural communities in Taiwan. The variables studied were age, marital status, social class, social support, perceived health, self-care agency, self-care behavior, and perceived well-being. The model was tested by path analysis. The parameters of the model were estimated with the maximum likelihood method. In the refined model, chi2 (12, N = 284) = 15.18, p =.23), 33% of the total variance in well-being… CONTINUE READING