Background: Self-esteem among the elderly is an important area of concern that reflects the health status and well-being of this vulnerable population. Their number in the developing world is increasing due to demographic transition.
Objectives: This present study was conducted to assess the self-esteem among elderly persons in selected areas, Puducherry.
Methodology: A quantitative descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. A total sample of 200 elderly persons was selected by using convenience sampling technique. Data were collected by using sociodemographic variables, Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale.
Results: The study results revealed that the majority of elderly people, 80.5%, had normal self-esteem.
Conclusion: The study concluded that self-esteem of the elderly increases their well-being that also improves.
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