Risk Factors of Dementia in Elderly at Nursing Home
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Dementia is a deficit of intellectual function, including language disorders, cognition, personality, visuospatial skills and memories of daily activities. The purposed of this study is to identify the risk factors of dementia in elderly at nursing home. The research design used is correlative descriptive with purposive sampling technique to 58 elderly dementia patients in nursing home in Bandung. Univariate analysis using proportion and bivariate analysis using Chi-Square test to determine the relationship between risk factors with dementia. Risk factors consist of age, education, gender, and history of disease. The result showed that as many as 67.2% in the age group of 75-90 years old, 41.4% had elementary school, 84.5% of them are female, and 65.5% had hypertension. Bivariate analysis found a relationship between age, education, gender, and hypertension with dementia (p <0.05). It can be concluded that age, education, gender, and hypertension contributed to dementia.
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TY - CONF AU - Lisna Anisa Fitriana AU - Slamet Rohaedi AU - Sri Sumartini AU - Linda Amalia AU - Lilis Komariyah PY - 2019/09 DA - 2019/09 TI - Risk Factors of Dementia in Elderly at Nursing Home BT - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Sport Science, Health, and Physical Education (ICSSHPE 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 167 EP - 169 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icsshpe-18.2019.48 DO - 10.2991/icsshpe-18.2019.48 ID - Fitriana2019/09 ER -