FACTOR ANALYSIS OF THE AGE, GENDER AND DISEASE ON ELDERLY AGAINST GERIATRIC SYNDROME

Tri, Nataliswati and Agus, Setyo U and Nurul, Hidayah (2016) FACTOR ANALYSIS OF THE AGE, GENDER AND DISEASE ON ELDERLY AGAINST GERIATRIC SYNDROME. In: The Proceeding of 7th International Nursing Conference: Global Nursing Challenges in The Free Trade Era, 8-9 April 2016, Surabaya.

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Abstract

Background. People’s health quality improvement and life expectancy especially on elder are the impact of global advancing progress in the field of health. Increasing life expectancy indicates that Indonesian elders have a longer life, which means there will be more increasing problem associated with a decline in physical, psychological and social condition. The aging process resulting in more prone towards diseases and weaker constitution, even experiencing physical inabilities and psychological disorders. These problems is a result of the aging process called geriatric syndrome which among them includes urine incontinency, vision disturbances, hearing disorders and dementia. This research aims to seek determinan age factor, gender and disease on elderly against geriatric syndrome.Method.Using Design used is cross-sectional research. The population came from all over the elderly in Baturetno Village, Singosari Sub-district of Malang Regency, as much as 35 people that meet inclusion criteria taken by simple random sampling technique. Independent variables are age, gender and disease in the elder, while dependent one is geriatric syndrome. Data collected using questionnaires and further analyzed with statistics logistic regression compounds test with 95% level of trust.Results.The results showed that elder’s age, gender and disease is determinant of geriatric syndrome.Conclussion. Providing supportive environment/support the elderly to keep them comfortable, healthy and cheerful is highly recommended for families. Alongside with healthcare institution facilitates with infrastructure that can support the efforts of elder health monitoring, gives understanding through dissemination regularly and training associated with elder healthy efforts. Key Words : age, gender, disease, geriatric syndrom

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: Dimas Dwi Arbi
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2016 05:57
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2016 05:57
URI: http://eprints.ners.unair.ac.id/id/eprint/349

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