Factors related to social activity of stroke patients 6 months after discharge as viewed from the health action approach process

Kayo Konuma, Takashi Shimazaki, Yuri Yahagi, Koji Takenaka

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Abstract

Purpose: To clarify the factors influencing social activities of stroke patients at 6 months after discharge from hospital. Subjects: Forty-five stroke patients. Methods: A questionnaire survey was coducted at 3 and 6 months after discharge. Using categorical regression analysis with social participation at 6 months after discharge as the criterion variable, and age, gender, activities of daily living (ADL), intentions of performing social activities, activity plans, and coping strategies at 3 months after discharge as the explanatory variables, the factors associated with social activities at 6 months after discharge were investigated. Results: Activity plans and coping strategies were the factors influencing social activities at 6 months after discharge. Conclusion: The results suggest that, to support the objective of greater social participation, encouraging the construction of detailed plans is effective.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)989-993
Number of pages5
JournalRigakuryoho Kagaku
Volume29
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 21

Keywords

  • Hospital discharge
  • Social activity
  • Stroke

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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