HUBUNGAN ANTARA FAKTOR GIZI DAN KONDISI SAKIT DENGAN KUALITAS HIDUP LANJUT USIA (Studi pada Peserta Karang Werdha Kecamatan Sumbersari Kabupaten Jember)
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Increasing the population of the elderly is not followed by increased quality of life. Elderly have a lot problems with increasing age. Along with these problems will affect the nutritional intake which in turn can affect the nutritional status and then quality of life. The purpose of this study was to determine the correlation between nutritional factors (food intake and nutritional status) and illness with the elderly quality of life. This study was an observational analytic study with cross-sectional research design. 45 samples were token from 471 elderly population in Karang Werdha by simple random sampling. Data Quality of life was collected with WHOQOL-Bref questionnaire and nutritional status was determined based on body mass armspan (BMA). The data was analyzed by Regresion Linier test and Simple Paired T test. The results showed that the majority of respondents classified as age 60-74, female, secondary education level, > Rp.1.270.000,00, still married. Based on statistical tests have shown a significant correlation between the level of protein intake with nutritional status, level of carbohydrate intake with nutritional status, and illness and nutritional status with the p-value (0.000; 0.002; 0.000), while levels of energy consumption and nutritional status , the level of fat intake with nutritional status and nutritional status and quality of life showed no significant correlation with the value of p (0.075; 0.093; 0.151). So, it’s expected to provide information to the participants of Karang Werdha to prepare for problems independently so as to maintain their quality of life.
- UT-Faculty of Public Health