›› 2020, Vol. 40 ›› Issue (1): 107-.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2020.01.017

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Relationship of health promotion lifestyle with social support and self-efficacy of the elderly in urban-rural communities

LUAN Wei, ZHU Zhu, ZHU Dong-ping, GE Wen-jing, ZHU Qun-mei, JIANG Yan-qing, LI Jin, JIANG An-li   

  1. 1. Department of Nursing, the Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200433, China; 2. Renji Hospital South Campus, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 201112, China; 3. Pujiang Community Health Service Center, Minhang District, Shanghai 201112, China
  • Online:2020-01-28 Published:2020-03-05
  • Supported by:
    Foundation of Shanghai Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning (201540086).

Abstract: Objective · To investigate the health promoting lifestyle of the elderly in one urban-rural community in Shanghai, and explore its relationship with social support and self-efficacy. Methods · Using cluster sampling method, 984 senior citizens in a community of Pujiang Town, Minhang District, Shanghai were investigated with general situation, Social Support Rating Scale (SSRS), General Self-Efficacy Scale (GSES) and Health Promotion Lifestyle Profile Ⅱ (HPLPⅡ ). Results · The total score of social support was 40.51±5.92. The total score of general self-efficacy was 2.35±0.58. The total score of health-promoting lifestyle was 120.44±22.75. The total score of SSRS, subjective support and utilization of support, and the total score of GSES were positively correlated with the scores of all dimensions and total scores of HPLPⅡ(PConclusion · The level of health promoting lifestyle of the elderly in the urban-rural community needs to be improved. Among them, the score of nutrition dimension is the highest, and the score of exercise dimension is the lowest. The health promotion behavior and health level of the elderly in the community can be improvedimproving social support and self-efficacy.

Key words: active aging, urban-rural communities, elderly people, social support, self-efficacy, health promotion lifestyle