Relationship of Family Characteristics with Mental Health of Elderly in Slum Area of Bagan Deli Sub-District of Medan Belawan District
Available Online April 2019.
- mental health of elderly; family traits; slum area
- Families have a role to improve the quality of the elderly including their health in the slums. The diverse characteristics of elderly families will show the difference in giving the elderly a role. The purpose of this study is to familiarize the characteristic relationship of the family with the mental health condition of the elderly. This research with crossectional approach is implemented in slums located in Bagan Deli Village, Medan Belawan Subdistrict. The population is a family that has elderly or elderly, although different from home and others. The sample was taken by purposively as many as 124 families. Dependent variable is state of mental health of elderly and independent is characteristic of family (age, education, occupation, residence status). The analysis is done by using chi square. Outcome: Age and family work related to mental health. Educational background, family residence status not related to mental health of elderly
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TY - CONF AU - Asfriyati AU - Tukiman PY - 2019/04 DA - 2019/04 TI - Relationship of Family Characteristics with Mental Health of Elderly in Slum Area of Bagan Deli Sub-District of Medan Belawan District PB - Atlantis Press SP - 91 EP - 93 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://www.atlantis-press.com/article/55916190 ID - Asfriyati2019/04 ER -