E3S Web Conf.
Volume 175, 2020XIII International Scientific and Practical Conference “State and Prospects for the Development of Agribusiness – INTERAGROMASH 2020”
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Published online||29 June 2020|
Quality of farmer’s life in rural areas in Vietnam
Graduate Academy of Social Sciences, 477 Nguyen Trai, Thanh Xuan, Hanoi, 10000, Vietnam
2 Xiamen University, 442 Siming South Road, Xiamen, Fujian, 361005, China
3 Institute of Human Studies, 9A Kim Ma Thuong, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, 10000, Vietnam
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 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.
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