Journal of Aging Research / 2010 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

The Heart of the Matter: Health Status of Aged Care Clients Receiving Home- and Community-Based Care

Table 2

Summary of APQ Subscale Results.

SubscalePITCH Mean (sd)Older Irish Adults (20) Mean (sd)

Consequences Positive

(higher scores indicate strong belief that ageing has positive consequences)72.95 (16)74.00 (12)

Consequences Negative

(higher scores indicate strong belief that ageing has negative consequences)75.20 (13)68.00 (15)

Control Positive

(higher scores indicates more perceived control over positive experiences/outcomes associated with ageing)75.57 (12)76.00 (11)

Control Negative

(higher scores indicates more perceived control over negative experiences/outcomes associated with ageing)31.38 (15)53.00 (14)

Emotional Representations

(higher scores indicate negative emotional responses to ageing including anxiety, depression, fear and anger)50.77 (18)48.00 (15)

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