Satisfaction with Life among Senior Citizens in Pokhara Metr | 49779
International Research Journals
Reach Us +44 330 818 7254

Satisfaction with Life among Senior Citizens in Pokhara Metropolitan City


Ranjita Karmacharya

Every life period brings success, happiness, and enjoyment in life, butunfortunately aging brings failures and distress. The descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in Pokhara Metropolitan City, which was selected purposively. The overall objective of the study was to asses the life satisfaction among senior citizens.Cluster sampling method was used to obtain the 325 sample size from 17 cluster of Pokhara Metropolitan City. Data collected through life satisfaction index-A (LSITA) from the of period was 25th may to 21th July, 2019.
The findings were analyzed by using descriptive (frequency, percentage, mean standard deviation and inferential (chi-square and logistic regression) in statistical package for social science (SPSS) version 16. Findings revealed that 53.5% respondents were not satisfied with their life. Regarding its subscale majority 61.2% respondents were not satisfied with self concept. Life satisfaction was statistically significant with age, sex, education, present income source, family income (OR=4.391, CI=2.019,9.551), money for expenditure (OR=2.370, CI=1.362,4.123), being married, state of health and role in family decision making(OR=2.001,CI=1.055,3.793).

Share this article