- مبلغ: ۸۶,۰۰۰ تومان
- مبلغ: ۹۱,۰۰۰ تومان
Fear of falling common in older people and can be associated with poor quality of life. Objectives: to evaluate the relation between fear of falling and the quality of life and if there is difference in the quality of live according with the level of fear of elder women with a history of falls. Methods: The quality of life (SF36) and fear of falling (FES-I) were assessed in 22 older women fallers. The correlation between fear of falling and quality of life was made using Pearson and Sperman coefficient and the comparison by t test and by the Mann-Whitney test, with p < 0.05. Results: The data showed that of 8 domains of SF36, there was a significant correlation in four with the fear of falling. Was possible observed too that fallers elder with low concern had better scores in the SF36 than elders with high concern. Conclusion: fear of falling maintains a relationship with the quality of life and that the greater the fear, worse the quality of life at the women elderly fallers.