Factors Affect Effectiveness of Elderly Life Quality Development in Lampang Province
This study tested a model of factors affecting effectiveness of elderly life quality development in lampang province using structural equation modeling. Data on effectiveness of elderly life quality development and its hypothesized antecedents were collected by using questionnaires that were studied from samples of 384 elderly persons in lampang province. The fit indices showed that the proposed model had a good fit (χ2 =86.223, df =73, p =.138, χ2/df =1.181, GFI =.974, and RMSEA =.022). Support form family and local government support had direct effects on effectiveness of elderly life quality development, with significant path coefficients of.41 and.38, respectively. Community and society support, government support, and local government support showed indirect effects on effectiveness of elderly life quality development with path coefficients of.19,.54, and.13, respectively. The research results can be used to set the guidelines for public and private sector elderly life quality development by adding support from the government, lacal government, family, and community and society for efficiency, effectiveness, and comprehensive coverage of all the elderly.
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