Risk Factor of Rheumatoid Arthritis among Elderly in UPT Panti Werdha Mojopahit Mojokerto District Indonesia

Muhith, Abdul and Saputra, M. H. and Fardiansyah, Arief and Andani, Lady (2018) Risk Factor of Rheumatoid Arthritis among Elderly in UPT Panti Werdha Mojopahit Mojokerto District Indonesia. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 9 (6). pp. 412-416. ISSN 0976-5506

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Abstract

Elderly is an event that will surely be experienced by all people who are blessed with longevity. Along with increasing age, physical and mental abilities are slowly decreased will cause many consequences so susceptible to a disease due to a decrease in the system of the usual complaints of the elderly due to the pain that is felt very disturbing rheumatic diseases. The purpose of this study was to identify risk factor of rheumatoid arthritis. This research used case-control design. The population in this study were all elderly in Mojopahit nursing home care. Divided into two groups, 21 cases and 21 control cases. Data collected by questionnaire to measure risk factors and to determine rheumatoid arthritis disease with observation sheet, data analyzed by logistic regression. The results obtained in the questionnaire of genetic risk factors showed an OR = 50 with CI 95% (5,486-484,783), meaning that elderly people with a family history of rheumatoid arthritis risk 50 times to experience rheumatoid arthritis. Risk factors for obesity show an OR value of 1.403 with 95% CI (0.129-15.291) which means obesity is not a risk factor for rheumatoid arthritis. Smoking risk factor showed the value of OR 1.177 with 95% CI (0,149-9,289) which means smoking history does not include risk factor for rheumatoid arthritis. Risk factors that affect rheumatoid arthritis were hereditary risk factors. The results of this study are expected to provide input to the nursing home care management in its efforts for the prevention and treatment of the disease.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Elderly, Nursing home care, rheumatoid arthritis, risk factor
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC31-1245 Internal medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery > Program Study of Nursing Bachelor
Depositing User: Mr. . Adit
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2020 07:39
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2020 03:15
URI: http://repository.unusa.ac.id/id/eprint/5847

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