Article ID: CBB949094579

Investigating the Relationship Between Electronic Literacy and Quality of Life of the Elderly in Arak, Iran (2021)


This study aimed to investigate the relationship between digital literacy and the quality of life of the elderly in Arak. The research is a descriptive survey in terms of applied purpose and terms of method and nature. The statistical population of the present study included all the elderly in Arak who were at least 64 years and older; 376 participants were selected using the sampling method. Participants were assessed with the help of digital literacy and quality-of-life questionnaires. To analyze the data, descriptive statistics (mean, standard deviation) and inferential statistics (analysis of covariance) were used using the SPSS-21 software. The results showed that all parameters of digital literacy had a direct and significant effect on the quality of life of the elderly. Among the quality-of-life parameters, the impact of the physical environment health was less than that of the others.

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Authors & Contributors
Shi, Yong
Huang, Guangyan
He, Jing
Tom Kane
Franco Zambonelli
Doctorow, Cory
IEEE Technology and Society Magazine
The Bridge: Journal of the National Academy of Engineering
Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society
Science, Technology and Human Values
American Heritage of Invention and Technology
New York University Press
MIT Press
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Hampton Press
Duke University Press
Technology and society
Computers--social aspects
Big data
Information technology
Computers and computing
Wiener, Norbert
Time Periods
21st century
20th century, late
20th century
United States
Commonwealth countries
Middle and Near East
Latin America
Facebook (firm)
Twitter (firm)

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