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Sense of coherence (SOC) related to health and mortality among the very old: The Umeå 85+ study
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing.
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing.
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing.
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine.
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2010 (English)In: Archives of gerontology and geriatrics (Print), ISSN 0167-4943, E-ISSN 1872-6976, Vol. 51, 329-332 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

We describe associations between sense of coherence (SOC) and sense of well-being, diseases, physical function and the predictive value of SOC on depression and mortality. The study included 190 participants, aged 85-103 years. Linear correlation analysis was used for relationships between SOC scores and continuous variables. The effects of SOC score on 1- and 4-year mortality, as well as on depression at the 5-year follow-up, were investigated using Cox regression models. The mean SOC score was 71.8+/-10.2 (+/-S.D.). SOC score was positively related to well-being (p

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2010. Vol. 51, 329-332 p.
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Sense of coherence (SOC), Very old age, Health in old age, Social support, Mortality
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Geriatrics Nursing
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Caring Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-32030DOI: 10.1016/j.archger.2010.01.013ISI: 000282597400042PubMedID: 20171749OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-32030DiVA: diva2:300558
Available from: 2010-02-26 Created: 2010-02-26 Last updated: 2012-03-09Bibliographically approved

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