Factors Influencing Elderly People With Cognitive Impairment
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- Cognitive Impairment, elderly people
Elderly people with Cognitive impairment have various possible impacts on their psychological, social life, and physical activities. The purpose of this study was to determine factors influencing the elderly people with cognitive impairment. This descriptive study used a cross-sectional approach conducted at the Village Integrated Service Unit of Community Health Center Gandrungmangu II (known as UPTD Puskesmas Gandrungmangu II) by involving108 respondents. Two questionnaires consisting of questionnaire A and B were distributed. Questionnaire A was related to the respondent’s demographic characteristics, such as age, gender, education level, diabetes mellitus (DM) history, and hypertension history. Meanwhile, questionnaire B which was related to the Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) assessed the respondents’ cognitive functions. Univariate and Chi Square analysis were employed to analyze the data. There was a significant relationship between age (p-value = 0.003), gender (p-value = 0.002), education level (p-value = 0.00), diabetes mellitus (DM) history (p-value = 0.002), and hypertension history (p-value = 0.05). Nursing care was given to the elderly people with cognitive impairment by considering various factors. A comprehensive assessment was then conducted to reveal those known influencing the elderly people with the decreasing cognitive functions
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TY - CONF AU - Rosli Hanjani AU - Noor Rochmah Ida AyuTrisno Putri AU - Dwi Novitasari PY - 2021 DA - 2021/01/27 TI - Factors Influencing Elderly People With Cognitive Impairment BT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health and Medical Sciences (AHMS 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 100 EP - 104 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.210127.022 DO - 10.2991/ahsr.k.210127.022 ID - Hanjani2021 ER -