Journal article

Development and validation of successful aging instrument

N Zanjari, MS Sani, M Hosseini-Chavoshi, H Rafiey, F Mohammadi-Shahboulaghi

Iranian Rehabilitation Journal | University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences | Published : 2019


Objectives: Successful aging is an interdisciplinary concept. Despite the great body of literature on successful aging, few studies have focused on its subjective and multidimensional measurements. Thus, the present study aimed to develop an instrument to measure selfperceived successful aging. Methods: We used a mixed method approach. The successful aging dimensions were explored through an integrative review and qualitative study among 64 older adults. Based on the obtained qualitative data, initial item pool was designed and its content validity was evaluated. A quantitative survey among 600 older adults and exploratory factor analysis was applied to test the structural validity of the ..

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