Quality of farmer's life in rural areas in Vietnam

Thi Mai Lan Nguyen, Thu Trang Vu, Nhan Ai Nguyen, Thi Thanh Nga Nguyen, Thi Xuan Tran, Thuy Hao Ngo, Thi Hoa Mai Nguyen, Thi Nhung Nong, Thu Trang Hoang, S. Ignateva, D. Rudoy
2020 E3S Web of Conferences  
Improving quality of life (QOL) is an important objective. This study measured the QOL of farmers in rural areas in Vietnam using the WHOQOL-BREF. 600 farmers from 5 provinces in Vietnam participated in the study. Farmers reported low QOL, with psychological dimension had the highest QOL score and environmental dimension had lowest QOL. Male, young, well-educated, married, healthy farmers and farmers who had average living standard, living in small families, living with having less than 3
more » ... g less than 3 working members, and have savings were more likely to have higher QOL. However, only 3 factors predicted QOL: education, living standard and number of working members. Implications on Vietnamese family culture and the role of agriculture in modern society were discussed.
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202017510006 fatcat:xussmbyqgvdurlsfv3jgbexzo4