نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
1 دانشیار جامعه شناسی، دانشگاه خوارزمی
2 استادیار جمعیت شناسی، دانشگاه خوارزمی
3 کارشناس ارشد پژوهش علوم اجتماعی
عنوان مقاله [English]
Healthy lifestyle is known as pattern of collective behaviors that engage in risky health problems and their causes and reasons of health to ensure. Accomplished Explanations mainly have considered the determinants such as structural and social factors and individual choices. This survey, as a similar approach, focused on the capital related causes that influence individual choices, and affect on healthy lifestyle of the elderly in Tehran.
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Research findings show that almost two-thirds of elderly had a moderate healthy lifestyle. Considering the types of capital, 56/6 Percentage of research subjects had average economic capital and 62/2 percent had average social capital. More importantly, 74/4 percent of elderly had low cultural capital. Test of the assumptions showed that social and economic capital are significantly associated with healthy lifestyle of elderly, while cultural capital is not significant. Results of regression analysis showed that 16 percent of elderly healthy lifestyle is affected by social and economic capital changes, and among the types of capital, social capital and economic capital with 0/186 and 0/136 beta coefficient, had greatest impact on the healthy lifestyle of the elderly.