Convergent Effects of Subjective Health Status on Life Satisfaction of the Elderly Women Living Alone -The Mediating Effects of Social Participation and Self-Esteem-

독거여성 노인의 주관적 건강 상태가 생활 만족에 미치는 융복합 영향 -사회참여와 자아존중감의 매개효과-

  • Yun, Dae-Ho (Dept. of Health Administration, Wonkwang University)
  • 윤대호 (원광대학교 복지보건학부 보건행정학전공)
  • Received : 2017.07.25
  • Accepted : 2017.09.20
  • Published : 2017.09.28


The purpose of this study was to examine mediating effects of social participation and self-esteem on the relationship between subjective health status and life satisfaction in elderly women living alone. To data were analyzed by hierarchical multiple regression analysis as suggested by Baron and Kenny(1986) using SPSS/WIN 21.0. As a results, subjective health status of the elderly women living alone had a positive influence on the social participation, self-esteem, life satisfaction. There was a partial mediating effect of the Social Participation and self-esteem in the relationship. Based on the research result, it is necessary to conduct programs suitable for each elderly Women person's health condition, and integrated social participation support program should be provided.


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