EXPLORING THE CONNECTION BETWEEN SPIRITUAL WELL-BEING AND QUALITY OF LIFE AMONG OLDER ADULTS IN MARAWI CITY

Authors

  • Ashley A. Bangcola College of Health Sciences, Mindanao State University, Marawi City/ College of Nursing, Cebu Normal University, Cebu City, PhilippinesPhilippines
  • Hamdoni Pangandaman College of Health Sciences, Mindanao State University, Marawi City,Philippines.

Abstract

This study aims to explore the relationship between spiritual well-being and the quality of life of older adults. Thus, a descriptive correlational study was conducted with 97 older adults from Marawi City who were residing in temporary evacuation centers. The older adults were recruited by census from 5 evacuation centers located in Iligan City and the Municipalities of Pantar, Saguiaran, and Balo-i. Data were collected through the Spirituality Assessment Scale, and the Older People’s Quality of Life Questionnaire. Most of the older adults attained a fair or mixed spiritual well-being (overall mean=3.80) and a fairly positive overall quality of life (overall mean=3.50). According to Spearman Rho Correlation, there was a positive correlation between spiritual wellbeing and quality of life (p=0.048). Therefore, as spiritual well-being increases, so does the quality of life.

Keywords:

Spiritual Well-Being, Quality of Life, Older Adults

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Published

2021-12-31

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Ashley A. Bangcola, & Hamdoni Pangandaman. (2021). EXPLORING THE CONNECTION BETWEEN SPIRITUAL WELL-BEING AND QUALITY OF LIFE AMONG OLDER ADULTS IN MARAWI CITY. The Malaysian Journal of Nursing (MJN), 13(3). Retrieved from https://ejournal.lucp.net/index.php/mjn/article/view/1111