Predictive Factors of Resilience among Elderly with Non-Communicable Disease in Bang Phun 2 of Tambon Health Promoting Hospital, Muang Pathum Thani District, Pathum Thani Province

Authors

  • Thitinan Uanlum School of Nursing, Rangsit University
  • Suparat Panpoklang School of Nursing, Rangsit University

Keywords:

predictive factors, resilience, elderly, non-communicable diseases

Abstract

Introduction: Physiological and psychological difficulties are common among the elderly with non-communicable diseases (NCDs). If they are helped to develop resilience, their ability to adjust themselves to the disease and stressful environment will improve. Resilience-related factors are obviously crucial for elderly with NCDs.

Research objectives: This study aimed to determine predictive factors of resilience among elderly with NCDs.

Research methodology: This study used a predictive correlational design.  Sample consisted of 150 elders living with NCDs  at the Bang Phun 2 of Tambon health promoting hospital, Pathum Thani province. A simple random sampling technique was used to recruit participants.  Research instruments included a demographic questionnaire, perceived health status, social support, activities of daily living (ADL), coping scale, morale, and resilience.  Cronbach’s alpha values were .83, .98, .93, .98, .91, and .98, respectively. Descriptive statistics, and stepwise multiple regression analysis were used to analyze data.

Results:  Results indicated that mean resilience score was at a high level (M= 160.73, SD= 18.17).  ADL, morale, social support, perceived health status, and adequacy of income together explained 73.3% of the variance in resilience (R2= .733, p<.01).

Conclusions: The results showed the improvement of ADL, perceived health status, and social support. And all of them contributed to resilience building in elderly with NCDs.  

Implications: Nurses and other healthcare providers should utilize these findings to develop an intervention or a program to promote resilience among elderly with NCDs.  

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Published

2022-08-01

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Uanlum T, Panpoklang S. Predictive Factors of Resilience among Elderly with Non-Communicable Disease in Bang Phun 2 of Tambon Health Promoting Hospital, Muang Pathum Thani District, Pathum Thani Province. JHNR [Internet]. 2022 Aug. 1 [cited 2023 Jan. 31];38(2):111-22. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/bcnbangkok/article/view/249245

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