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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/148066
Type:
Presentation
Title:
The Health Status of Rural Caregivers
Abstract:
The Health Status of Rural Caregivers
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2003
Author:Sanford, Julie Tanner, RN, DNS
P.I. Institution Name:Spring Hill College
Title:Assistant Professor
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships among stress, caregiver burden, and the health status of rural caregivers and assess whether caregiver burden and stress predict the physical health status of caregivers in the rural setting. Design: A descriptive-correlational design was utilized to explore caregiver health status as it relates to stress and burden. Sample: A convenience sample of 63 (mean age=58.49, SD=12.76) informal caregivers (78% female, 22% male) in rural Alabama and Mississippi were recruited through churches and home health care agencies. Methods: The participants self-reported their perceptions of stress, burden, and health status using the Zarit Caregiver Burden Interview Scale, Lifestyle Appraisal Questionnaire, and the health status question from the National Health Interview Survey. Caregivers were asked questions specifically related to the rural nature of their residence. These included proximity to the care recipient, miles to the nearest hospital, miles to the care recipient’s doctor, and miles to the caregiver’s doctor. Results: The relationships among stress, burden, and health status in rural caregivers were significantly related (p
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleThe Health Status of Rural Caregiversen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/148066-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">The Health Status of Rural Caregivers</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2003</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Sanford, Julie Tanner, RN, DNS</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Spring Hill College</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Assistant Professor</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">bjsanf@cs.com</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships among stress, caregiver burden, and the health status of rural caregivers and assess whether caregiver burden and stress predict the physical health status of caregivers in the rural setting. Design: A descriptive-correlational design was utilized to explore caregiver health status as it relates to stress and burden. Sample: A convenience sample of 63 (mean age=58.49, SD=12.76) informal caregivers (78% female, 22% male) in rural Alabama and Mississippi were recruited through churches and home health care agencies. Methods: The participants self-reported their perceptions of stress, burden, and health status using the Zarit Caregiver Burden Interview Scale, Lifestyle Appraisal Questionnaire, and the health status question from the National Health Interview Survey. Caregivers were asked questions specifically related to the rural nature of their residence. These included proximity to the care recipient, miles to the nearest hospital, miles to the care recipient&rsquo;s doctor, and miles to the caregiver&rsquo;s doctor. Results: The relationships among stress, burden, and health status in rural caregivers were significantly related (p</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T09:39:57Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T09:39:57Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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