Calidad de vida en adultos mayores profesionales de Ecuador

  • Danny Xavier Arévalo-Avecillas
  • Cinthya Isable Game-Varas
  • Carmen Paola Padilla-Lozano
  • Nancy Ivonne Wong-Laborde
Palabras clave: adultos mayores, satisfacción con la calidad de vida, bienestar subjetivo, profesionales


El propósito consistió en analizar la calidad de vida de los adultos mayores a partir de los los predictores del bienestar subjetivo y de acuerdo con el nivel de profesionalismo, empleando técnicas estadísticas multivariantes. El presente estudio es de tipo no experimental, de lógica deductiva, de corte transversal y de alcance correlacional-causal. Se aplicó una encuesta a una muestra de 500 adultos mayores en Ecuador. Los resultados evidenciaron efectos positivos y significativos que causan predictores como la situación económica, la importancia familiar, la percepción de salud, la independencia de actividades diarias y la suma de recursos percibidos relacionados con la alimentación en la calidad de vida de los adultos mayores. Además, los adultos mayores no profesionales presentaron más sensibilidad ante una percepción mala de la salud, mientras que los profesionales priorizan su satisfacción con la situación económica.

Biografía del autor/a

Danny Xavier Arévalo-Avecillas

Doctor en Administración Estratégica de Empresas. Profesor titular de la Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil. Dirección Postal: Km 1 ½ vía Carlos Julio Arosemena 090615, Guayaquil, Ecuador. Contacto: ORCID: 0000-0003-4951-6238

Cinthya Isable Game-Varas

Doctora en Educación. Profesor ocasional de la Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil. Dirección Postal: Km 1 ½ vía Carlos Julio Arosemena 090615, Guayaquil, Ecuador. Contacto:

Carmen Paola Padilla-Lozano

Doctora en Administración Estratégica de Empresas. Profesor titular de la Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil. Dirección Postal: Km 1 ½ vía Carlos Julio Arosemena 090615, Guayaquil, Ecuador. Contacto: ORCID: 0000-0001-8179-5471

Nancy Ivonne Wong-Laborde

Doctora en Educación. Decana de la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Administrativas, Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil. Dirección Postal: Km 1 ½ vía Carlos Julio Arosemena 090615, Guayaquil, Ecuador. Contacto:


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Cómo citar
Arévalo-Avecillas, D. X., Game-Varas, C. I., Padilla-Lozano, C. P., & Wong-Laborde, N. I. (2021). Calidad de vida en adultos mayores profesionales de Ecuador. Revista Venezolana De Gerencia, 26(93), 414-431.