Correlation Between Family Support and Quality of Life: People Living With Tuberculosis in Surabaya
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- Quality of Life, Family Support, Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis is a disease that affect the physical and psychological health, social relationship and environment of people living with tuberculosis. The treatment take long-term process, and this situation is not easy situation for people living with tuberculosis. Involvement of patient’s family is needed to support the process. Therefore, this study aim was to identification the correlation between family support and quality of life people living with tuberculosis in Surabaya. Descriptive correlation cross-sectional design was used. Eighty five people living with tuberculosis were wailing to participate in this study. Simple random sampling was perform to identify the participants. World health organization quality of life and family support questionnaires were used to collect the data. Both of questionnaires were achieved a good grade of validity and reliability test. Reliability score of quality of life questionnaire was 0.65 – 0.82 and the reliability score of family support questionnaire was 0.82. Descriptive statistic and spearmen’s rho test was used to analyze the data. The mean score for quality of life variable was 83.76 and for the family support variable was 98.93. There was significant correlation between family support and quality of life people living with tuberculosis (rho 0.304). In sum, one of element to achieved succeed of medication program of people living with tuberculosis is family involvement to support tuberculosis patients.
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TY - CONF AU - Nur Mukarromah AU - Fatin Lailatul Badriyah PY - 2018/10 DA - 2018/10 TI - Correlation Between Family Support and Quality of Life: People Living With Tuberculosis in Surabaya BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 1300 EP - 1302 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-18.2018.273 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-18.2018.273 ID - Mukarromah2018/10 ER -