Algirdas Juozulynas



The article analyzes health stipulated quality of life systemic structure and its development with the age. The study was carried out using the Quality of life questionnaire WHOQOL – 100. 1233 citizens were interviewed of the Vilnius city.
Data was analysed by using method of factor analysis to calculate correlation between all indicators in the questionnaire. Six latent factors were identified in which was explained common dispersion of 45,55 percent.  Although being received a systematic structure which was different from the liner structure of the questionnaire. The study proved tendency of the development: increasing age, quality of life decline. Priority latent factor was isolated position of belief which was shaped by the spiritual and social indicators. It does explained the common dispersion of 10,51 percent. In Systemic evolution as well as the important role of the latent demand for medical services is a factor which increases with age and especially worse after 50 years of age. The results showed that in the fifty’s years of life occurs a qualitative transformation of latent factors toward negative values. This shows that in 50 years of life  the health stipulated social risk of quality of life are strengthens.

Keyword(s): Quality of life, social risk, age.
DOI: 10.5200/65
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