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Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing 2010;17(3): 400
노인의 여가태도와 여가유능감이 삶의 질에 미치는 영향
윤옥종1, 하주영2
1이화여자대학교 간호과학대학원
2부산대학교 간호대학
Effects of Leisure Attitude and Leisure Competence on Quality of Life for Elders in Korea
Ok-Jong Yun1, Ju-Young Ha2
1Ewha Womans University
2Pusan National University
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the predictors of quality of life for elders in Korea.
Method: The participants were 348 older persons selected by convenience sampling in Y city. Data were collected from September 22 to October 23, 2008 when 348 elders completed a questionnaire which included the Leisure Attitude Scale by Raghep and Beard (1982), Leisure Competence Questionnaire by Witt and Ellis (1987) and the Quality of Life Questionnaire by Mckenna (2001). Cronbach alphas scores for Korean translation of the questionnaires were .85, .90 and .79 respectively. The collected data were analyzed using the SPSS Win 14.0 statistics program.
Results: The scores for quality of life showed significant positive correlations with the scores for leisure attitude (r=.603, p<.001) and leisure competence (r=.703, p<.001). Leisure competence, leisure attitude, and education were significant predictors and accounted for 54.4% of the variance in quality of life in the elders.
Conclusion: The findings suggest that high leisure competence and positive leisure attitude with learning opportunities will be helpful to promote a better quality of life for elders.
Key words: Elderly | Leisure | Quality of Life
주요어: 노인 | 여가 | 삶의 질