A Comparative Study on Quality of Life of Re-employment and Non-re-employed People after Retirement

JIA HE, TIANTIAN YUAN, FANGE LIU, XIANGYAN FENG, MEIFANG QIAN

Abstract


To compared the quality of life and factors affecting the re-employment and non-employment of retirees, suggestions were provided for re-employment and provide for the aged. 450 retirees between 50 and 70 years of age in Xi’an city were surveyed and interviewed semi-structured by means of self-made general situation questionnaire, SF-12 scale and social support revalued scale, and the results were statistically analyzed. There was a strong willingness of retirees to re-enter the workforce, 298 (66 %) of the 450 people were willing to re-enter the workforce and 167(37 %) were re-employed; the quality of life and social support scores of those who have been re-employed are higher than those of those who have not been re-employed (t=-5.595, p<0.05; t=-7.748, p<0.05); low re-employment rates for people with chronic diseases and those who need to care for grandchildren (2=26.511, p<0.05; 2=33.772, p<0.05). The factors that have statistical significance for the re-employment of retirees are the willingness to re-employment, the care of grandchildren, the chronic diseases, the quality of life, and social support. The quality of life of re-employed persons is better than that of non-re-employed persons, and re-employment is affected by many factors.

Keywords


Retirement, Re-employment, Quality of life, Influencing factorsText


DOI
10.12783/dtssehs/icpcs2020/33875

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