The Effect of Determinants of Subjective Wellbeing on the Level of Wellbeing among Elderly in Selangor

  • Umi Abidah Noor Osman Faculty of Management and Economic, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia
  • Ramlee Ismail Faculty of Management and Economic, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia
Keywords: Subjective wellbeing, Elderly, Level of wellbeing

Abstract

This study was conducted to measure the level of wellbeing among elderly in Selangor and effect of the determinants of subjective wellbeing (SWB) and income on the level of wellbeing among elderly in Selangor. A survey method was used to collect data. The sample comprised 480 respondents living in rural and urban area in Selangor. Regression analysis was performed to measure the influence of the determinants of subjective wellbeing (personal factor, social participation, financial and neighborhood) and income on the level of wellbeing among elderly in Selangor. The findings demonstrated that all the determinants have influence the level of wellbeing among elderly. While, income have less influence with the wellbeing. The implication of this study suggested that elderly must be provided with their needs to increase their level of wellbeing.

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Published
2019-08-16
How to Cite
Osman, U. A. N., & Ismail, R. (2019). The Effect of Determinants of Subjective Wellbeing on the Level of Wellbeing among Elderly in Selangor. Journal of Contemporary Issues and Thought, 9, 18-23. https://doi.org/10.37134/jcit.vol9.3.2019