Religion, spirituality, social support and quality of life: measurement and predictors CASP-12(v2) amongst older Ethiopians living in Addis Ababa.

@article{Hamren2015ReligionSS,
  title={Religion, spirituality, social support and quality of life: measurement and predictors CASP-12(v2) amongst older Ethiopians living in Addis Ababa.},
  author={Kidist Hamren and Holendro Singh Chungkham and Martin Hyde},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  year={2015},
  volume={19 7},
  pages={610-21}
}
OBJECTIVES As African populations begin to age developing accurate measures of quality of life (QoL) in later life for use on the continent is becoming imperative. This study evaluates the measurement and predictors of QoL amongst older Ethiopians. METHOD The data come from a multi-stage cluster sample of 214 people aged 55 and over living in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. QoL was measured using the CASP-12(v2). Confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) was used to test the properties of the scale. The… CONTINUE READING
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