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Life satisfaction and quality in Korean War veterans five decades after the war

Ikin, J.F.; Sim, M; McKenzie, D.P.; Horsley, Keith; Wilson, Eileen; Harrex, Warren; Moore, Michael R; Jelfs, Paul; Henderson, A Scott


Background: Military service is considered to be a hidden variable underlying current knowledge about wellbeing in the elderly. This study aimed to examine life satisfaction and quality of life in Australia's surviving male Korean War veterans and a community comparison group, and to investigate any association with war deployment-related factors. Methods: Participants completed a postal questionnaire which included the Life Satisfaction Scale, the brief World Health Organization Quality of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
DOI: 10.1136/jech.2007.061986


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