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Shams Alizadeh N, Delavari A, Sheirdel A, Mohsenpour B, Ghaderi E. Quality of life and Prevalent Noncommunicable Disease in 15-64 Years Old People in Kurdistan Iran. irje 2009; 5 (2) :49-54
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Background and Objectives: Measuring the quality of life is one of the important indicators in evaluating health. The chronic disease is a one of the main cause of reduction in quality of life. The aim of this study was to assess the quality of life and its influential factors in 15-64 years old people in Kurdistan province, Iran.
Methods: In this cross-sectional study EUROHIS-QOL 8-item questionnaire was employed. Data was analyzed by SPSS statistical package.
After adjusting the possible confounders, the mean score of quality of life was less in smoker 1.41 score versus non-smoker, in women 1.52 score versus men, in hypertension patients 1.41 score versus non-hypertension. The mean score of quality of life was reduced 0.05 per each year.
Conclusions: It is recommended to implement some interventions to manage properly current chronic diseases in order to increase the quality of life. It also seems that EUROHIS-QOL (8-item) is a suitable tool to measure the QOL in Iranian culture.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2008/07/7 | Accepted: 2009/05/23 | Published: 2013/09/9

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