Sociodemographic Factors Related to the Incidence of Depression in the Elderly
Sandra Dewi, Hidayati, Debby Silvia Dewi
Available Online 1 February 2021.
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- Sociodemographic, Elderly and Depression
- The World Healt Organization (WHO 2018) says nearly 400 million of the world’s population suffer from mental disorders. Often it is not properly diagnosed, so it does not get proper treatment and treatment. In Indonesia with a variety of biological, psychological and social factors with diversity of the population, the number of cases of mental disorders continues to grow which has the effect of increasing the burden of the country and decreased human productivity for the long term. Mental health conditions are still one of the issues ruled out. In fact, the number of people with mental disorders continues to increase. Basic Health Research Data (Riskesda) 2018, shows the prevalence of emotional mental disorders with symptoms of depression and anxiety. The government itself has listed treated mental disorders as one of 12 indicators of a family health approach. The purpose of the study was to determine sociodemographic factors associated with the incidence of depression in the elderly. This type of research is descriptive of analytics with a cross sectional study approach with a total of 59 respondents. (Notoatmodjo, 2010) using univariate analyzed instruments to obtain frequency distribution and bivariate with shi-square. The results were obtained data of respondents aged 60 – 65 years 62.7 %, Gender 61 % Male, Primary school education 69.5 %, working 57.6 %, marital status 78 % married and non-depressed 81.4%. There is a meaningful relationship between age, gender, occupation and marital status with the incidence of depression in the elderly and No relationship between the level of education and the incidence of depression. It is expected that respondents receive well to fill the busy and involve taking care of the household and participating in activities outside the house such as joining groups of mosques, elderly gymnastics and posyandu.
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TY - CONF AU - Sandra Dewi AU - Hidayati AU - Debby Silvia Dewi PY - 2021 DA - 2021/02/01 TI - Sociodemographic Factors Related to the Incidence of Depression in the Elderly BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Sport Sciences, Health and Tourism (ICSSHT 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 313 EP - 320 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.210130.067 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.210130.067 ID - Dewi2021 ER -