• Quality of life in the age firstborn

Quality of life in the age firstborn

PERINATOLOGIYA I PEDIATRIYA.2016.1(65):55-58;doi 10.15574/PP.2016.65.55

Quality of life in the age firstborn

Kolomiyets O. V. 
SI «Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology NAMS Ukraine», Kyiv

Purpose — to study the quality of life in the age firstborn.

Patients and methods. Research quality of life conducted in two groups: I group — age firstborn (30 to 45years) — 100 patients; The second group (control) — young firstborn (18 to 30 years) — 100 patients. The method of assessment of quality of life was questionnaire SF-36 Health Status Survey, developed by The Health Institute, New England Medical Center, Boston, USA.

Results. The results were better quality of life is higher in the II group — young firstborn. Markedly lower except social role, and pain, and have performance in the group — in age firstborn. Quality of life in the age firstborn compared with young following: physical functioning scores 62.7 and in group and 91.6 points in the second group; physical condition conformance 61.8 and 90.3; pain — 83.2 and 66.8; general health — 65.0 and 91.0; energy — 70.4 and 89.3; social role — 92.4 and 82.9; emotional state of — 63.0 and 74.3; mental condition — 73.3 and 84.0 points.

Conclusions. At age firstborn been a significant deterioration in quality of life compared with young firstborn (except social roles and pain). Lower quality of life and a group of women were on the scales: physical functioning, general health, emotional state. The lowest scores were on a scale physical condition. Determining the quality of life in the age firstborn is an integral part of supervision during pregnancy. It provides the way adequately to estimate and in a timely manner: physical, psycho_social and emotional function in the interests of the mother and fetus.

Key words: late first pregnancy, age firstborn, the quality of life.

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