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Table 3 Frequency distribution of morale level, perceived social support level and Oxford happiness level among studied elderly people (n = 235)

From: Relationship between morality, happiness, and social support among elderly people

Variables High Moderate Low Parameters Score
No. % No. % No. % Mean ± SD Range
Agitation Sub-Scale 27 11.5 119 50.6 89 37.9 2.4 ± 1.5 1–6
Attitude Toward Own Aging Sub-Scale 13 5.5 69 29.4 153 65.1 1.3 ± 1.2 0–5
Lonely-Dissatisfaction Sub-Scale 73 31.1 114 48.5 48 20.4 3.3 ± 1.9 0–6
Total Morale Scale 31 13.2 110 46.8 94 40.0 7 ± 3.7 1–16
Social support by others 51 21.7 96 40.9 88 37.4 14.6 ± 7 4–28
Social support by family. 63 26.8 90 38.3 82 34.9 15.7 ± 7.4 4–28
Social support by friend. 58 24.7 100 42.6 77 32.8 15 ± 6.7 4–28
Scale of Perceived Social Support 48 20.4 113 48.1 74 31.5 45.4 ± 17 12–84
Oxford Happiness Scale 98 41.7 137 58.3 0. 0. 96 ± 27 33–160