Comparative Study of Quality of Life in Stroke Patients in Ahwaz

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mohammad khayatzadeh Mahani 1 , * , Shahin Goharpei 2 , Hamid Reza Rostami 3 , Seifallah Jahantabinezhad 3

1 Phd Student of Occupational Therapy, Reaserch Center of Musculoskeletal, School of Rehabilitation, Ahvaz Jondishapoor University of Medical Siences, Ahvaz, Iran.

2 Phd of Physical Therapy, Reaserch Center of Musculoskeletal, School of Rehabilitation, Ahvaz Jondishapoor University of Medical Siences, Ahvaz, Iran.

3 Msc of Occupational Therapy, Reaserch Center of Musculoskeletal, School of Rehabilitation, Ahvaz Jondishapoor University of Medical Siences, Ahvaz, Iran.

How to Cite: khayatzadeh Mahani M, Goharpei S, Rostami H R, Jahantabinezhad S. Comparative Study of Quality of Life in Stroke Patients in Ahwaz, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2012 ; 14(2):e93595.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 14 (2); e93595
Published Online: September 28, 2011
Article Type: Short Communication
Received: April 14, 2011
Accepted: April 23, 2011
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Abstract

Background: This study aimed to determine the Quality of Life (QoL) of people with stroke in Ahvaz.

  Materials and method: In this cross-sectional study, QoL of 200 patients with stroke were studied. 

  Results: The mean age of the patients’ was 59±14 years. QoL were significantly correlated with gender, age group, educational level, marital status and type of cerebral damage (p<0.05). There was not any significant difference between the QoL of people who suffered from stroke with duration of the disease and laterality of the stroke (p>0.05).

  Conclusion: Lower QoL is in women, older age, illiterate people, widowed and people with ischemic stroke notify the necessity of attention to these vulnerable groups. [ZJRMS, 2012 14(2): 86-90 ]

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