PERCEPTION OF QUALITY OF LIFE OF BRAZILIANS AND PORTUGUESE MEASURED THROUGH AN ONLINE PLATFORM

Érika da Silva Maciel, Bhárbara Karolline Rodrigues Silva, Fernando Rodrigues Peixoto Quaresma, Jaqueline Girnos Sonati, Marilía Oetterer

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Purpose: Quality of life (QOL) has been studied in various contexts and it presents complex components that compose a particular perception of the context where people live. This study evaluated the perception of QOL in Brazil and Portugal who participated in an online survey in both countries. Methodology: An online platform was built for data collection with socio-demographic information on physical activity. WHOQOL-bref from the World Health Organization (WHO) was the instrument used was to assess the perception of QOL. Results: The results show that the Portuguese have a higher QOL perception than the Brazilians do, especially in terms of physical and environment aspects, reflecting, in part, the socio-economic characteristics of these countries. Conclusions: This study emphasizes the importance of discussions on quality of life to consider models of a healthy life, quality of sleep and leisure.

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Quality of life. Life style. Perception. Socioeconomic status.

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