International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research

International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research


International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research
Vol. 2, Issue 6 (2017)

A study to assess level of depression among elderly in the view to develop information booklet in selected areas of Aurangabad city, Maharashtra


Rajshri Kokate

Statement: A Study to assess level of depression among elderly in view to develop information booklet in selected areas of Aurangabad City, Maharashtra. Objective 1.To assess depression level among the elderly person. 2. To find out association between study findings with their selected demographic variable. Research methodology: A cross sectional survey approach with descriptive research design was used. 50 elderly residing in selected area of Aurangabad city were selected by using purposive sampling technique. A 15 items Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) questionnaire was used for data collection. Results: There was highest percentage 74% of them were in mild level of depression, 26% of them were in moderate level in depression.
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