Estimando calidad de vida subjetiva en adultos mayores urbanos en Chile



Palabras clave:

satisfacción, felicidad, áreas urbanas, familia, alimentación


En los últimos años, la medición de la calidad de vida ha recibido una creciente atención. Se utilizan las escalas de satisfacción con la vida y de felicidad subjetiva en adultos mayores residentes en áreas urbanas de la Región del Maule, Chile; se estiman modelos lineales generalizados (n = 396). Encontramos que (1) el género está ligado a la satisfacción con la vida, (2) la satisfacción con la propia situación económica tiene efectos significativos sobre la satisfacción con la vida y la felicidad, y (3) la salud, la familia y la satisfacción con la comida son los predictores más importantes tanto de la satisfacción con la vida como de la felicidad.

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Biografía del autor/a

German Lobos Andrade, Universidad de Talca

Doctor (Ph.D.) en Gestión por la Université Montpellier 1 (Francia), Magíster en Economía Agraria por la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, y Licenciado en Economía e Ingeniero Comercial por la Universidad de Concepción (Chile). Es Profesor Asociado en la Facultad de Economía y Negocios en la Universidad de Talca (Chile).

Berta Schnettler, Universidad de La Frontera

Doctora (Ph.D.) en Ciencias Empresariales por la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (España), Magíster en Gestión Empresarial, Licenciada en Agronomía e Ingeniero Agrónomo por la Universidad de La Frontera (Chile).

Klaus G. Grunert, Universidad de Aarhus

Klaus G. Grunert (Ph.D.) es profesor del Departamento de Gestión y director del Centro MAPP.

Carmen Lapo, Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil

Ph.D.en Administración Estratégica de Empresas por la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú CENTRUM, Magíster en Economía Agraria por la Universidad Agraria del Ecuador, Magíster en Comunicación Organizacional por la Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil (UCSG), Economista por la Universidad de Guayaquil.

Rodrigo Saens, Universidad de Talca

Doctor (Ph.D.) en Economía por la University of Connecticut (USA), Magíster en Economía por la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, y Licenciado en Economía e Ingeniero Comercial por la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Cristian Adasme, Universidad Católica del Maule

Cristian Adasme, Doctor (Ph.D.) en Ciencias Agrarias por la Universidad de Talca, Magíster en Agronegocios Internacionales e Ingeniero Agrónomo por la Universidad de Talca.


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Lobos Andrade, . G., Schnettler, . B., Grunert, . K. G., Lapo, . C., Saens, R., & Adasme, . C. (2021). Estimando calidad de vida subjetiva en adultos mayores urbanos en Chile. Lecturas De Economía, (95), 199–230.




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