Life style of aged people in selected areas of Dhaka city
Md. Ismail Hossain, Mohammad Abu Bin Nyeem, Meher Nowrose, Jahirul Islam, Md. Abdul Mannan
This study was to assess the life style of aged people in Dhaka city. A cross sectional study was done in Jatrabari, Sonir Akhra and Matuail. A total number of respondents was 333, the range of age were from 60 to 89 years. Majority 28.8% of them were higher secondary school certificate holders, 98.2% were married, 87.4% were Muslim, 89.2% male, The mean income was 28081.40±15386.178 tk. 32.43% business man, 54.05% respondent’s family depended on their income, 50.91% relations with their family was very good, 67.57% relations with their relatives were good 50.45% relations with their friends were good, 93.7% took food as per self-minded, 45.9% took their meal after every three hours, 63.06% took food regularly, 52.3% of them didn’t get more time for taking food regularly, 70.27% rolled on in social ceremony,61.3% exercised regularly, 95.1% of them walked regularly, 63.2% of them exercised about one hour, 39.1% didn’t exercise regularly for Pressure of work from working place,79.6% were suffered from tension, 26.4% of them suffered from tension for house rent, 66.67% had diseases, 51.9% of them had diabetes, 98.2% of them took treatment for their diseases,61.26% took treatment from non-government hospitals, 53.2% of the respondents were looked after by their husband/wife, 24.32% liked to take news and watch it in their relax time. Further research is recommended to develop standard life style for quality assurance of aged people.
Md. Ismail Hossain, Mohammad Abu Bin Nyeem, Meher Nowrose, Jahirul Islam, Md. Abdul Mannan. Life style of aged people in selected areas of Dhaka city. International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education, Volume 2, Issue 3, 2017, Pages 23-28