[Evaluation of the health knowledge among elderly regard to of smoking prevention program].
ABSTRACT A population of elderly people is increasing of number systematically nowadays. Especially the oldest group of them e.g. individuals at the age of 80 and over is getting larger and larger. This situation appears to be a great challenge for institutions responsible for organizing public health care systems, especially to health education, because of perform special character of the old age. Aging is a natural process in human live, that causes gradual decline in functions of all organs. Healthy aging is a main objective in the health-education program a specially cope better with disability. The aim of the study was a self-evaluation oh health among elderly peoples, regard to smoking prevention. A group of 62 elderly patients was examined. During the study the questionnaire FACT-G was used. The results of the research showed that low self-assessment of health in people was connected a lot of difficulties in activity of daily living (ADL) and health education. In the healthy aging conceptions, "tobacco-free programs from WHO are very important.