Volume 19, No. 5, 2022

Disability And Quality Of Life-Related To Health In Adult People From Sincelejo, Colombia

María Margarita Aguas , Eustorgio Amed Salazar , Jhon Jairo Feria Díaz


Objective: To relate disability and life quality in adults from Sincelejo city in Colombia. Methodology: Correlational descriptive study. Non-probabilistic sampling was executed. It consisted of 125 people with disabilities, over 20 years with more than six months of permanent limitation. For the disability assessment, the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule version 2.0 was used and validated by the World Health Organization and the WHOQOL-Bref to determine health-related life quality. Results: Global disability and mobility areas, self-care, and participation. It showed a significant and inverse relationship with general QoL and all its domains (p <0.05). The physical domain presented a significant relationship with all areas except cognition and relationships. Conclusion: The findings allow us to establish that the lower the disability level, the better the perception of life quality.

Pages: 1-13

Keywords: Disability, life quality related to health, adults.

Full Text