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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Life Quality Of University Professors In Brazil [qualidade De Vida De Professores Universitários]
Author: Souza J.C.
Cardoso W.L.
Damasceno C.
De Souza N.
Siqueira A.F.
Abstract: Objective: To evaluate the Quality of Life (QV) of the professors at the Universidade Católica Dom Bosco (UCDB). Method: Sixty seven professors voluntarily filled out the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) (SF-36). Results: 29 was men and 38 women. The average age was 41 years. The domains of the SF-36 that were most compromised were social aspect (52); emotional aspect (50); pain (47); physical aspect (43). The most healthful aspects were functional capacity (80); general health state (81). There was no linear correlation among the eight domains. The two domains that had demonstrated greater correlation were physical aspect (51) and emotional aspect (51). Conducting a cluster analysis, it was possible to group 41 people in the group with the best state of health, in the following domains, in decreasing order: physical aspect, emotional aspect,functional capacity, general health state, social aspect, pain, mental health and vitality. In a correlation analysis for sex and the eight domains, it was observed that most healthful domains with in the men were: functional capacity, general health state, mental health, pain and vitality. The domains in which did not have difference in relation to the sex were: physical aspect, social aspect and emotional aspect. Conclusions: The majority of the professors did not have their quality of life compromised; standing out the domains of functional capacity and general health state as the most healthful.
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Date Issue: 2004
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