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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2021, Vol. 8, Issue 2, Part A

Status of social health among elderly people of Tehri Uttarakhand


Author(s): Khyati Sharma, Dr. Arun and Dr. Vivek Mishra

Abstract: The objective of the present study was to determine the status of social wellbeing in elderly people of Tehri Uttarakhand. In this study, 600 elderly people from Tehri District of Uttarakhand were chosen purposively. The sample includes 300 male elderly and 300 female elderly. The sample belongs to the age bracket of 60 to 75 years of age. With the help of non-probability sampling, only those elderly without any serious health complications were selected. To assess the social wellbeing of selected elderly, a pre-validated questionnaire was used. Results indicate that 21.2% (N = 127) elderly subjects social wellbeing was low as found with the help of their response on social wellbeing questionnaire. 51.5% (N = 309) elderly subjects social wellbeing was of moderate level as per distribution. 27.3% (N = 164) elderly subjects displayed a high level of social wellbeing. So despite the sample being in the 60 + age group, the majority of the subjects had moderate to a high level of social wellbeing while the least number of elderly subjects had a low level of social wellbeing. On the basis of results, it may be concluded that the status of social wellbeing in elderly population residing in Tehri District of Uttarakhand was satisfactory depicting strong social network in this part of the world.

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How to cite this article:
Khyati Sharma, Dr. Arun, Dr. Vivek Mishra. Status of social health among elderly people of Tehri Uttarakhand. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(2):28-30.
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