The Effectiveness of the Combination Therapy of Emotional Freedom Technique - Murottal Alqur’an on Blood Pressure of the Elderly with Hypertension
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- Emotional Freedom Technique - Murottal Alqur’an, blood pressure, elderly hypertension
Background: The health care coverage of elderly in Wonogiri in 2014 reached 108.002 (65.19%) of the 165.685 elderly, and in Jatiroto Sub-District there were 2.072 of the total of 3.164 elderly who got health care. The report from Wonogiri Departement of Public Health (2013), the case of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) of hypertensive patients in 2012 as many as 37.865 cases and 15.250 elderly with hypertension. It made Wonogiri Regency in the fourth place (49.5%) of the highest hypertension prevalence districts/cities in Indonesia and the first place in Central Java. This study attempts to identify the effect of combination therapy of Emotional Freedom Technique - Murottal Alqur’an on elderly’s blood pressure with hypertension in Jatirejo of Jatiroto Sub-District, Wonogiri Regency. Method: This study employed the quasi-experimental research with pre-test and post-test non-equivalent control group. The sample of research consisted of 34 respondents with non-probability sampling techniques chosen by purposive sampling. The instruments used are digital spigmomanometer, observation sheets, questionnaires demographics, MP3 media player with reverberate standard settings (40–60 dB, 300–340 Hz) and a head set/earphones. To analyze the data, the Paired Sample T-Test, Independent Sample T-Test and Kendall’s Tau-β were used. Results and Conclusion: (1) there are significant differences before (pre-test) and after (post-test) giving treatment of the combination therapy EFT - Murottal Alqur’an on blood pressure in the intervention group (ρ <0.001 systolic; ρ <0.001 diastolic), (2) there are no significant differences the first (pre-test) and the final observation (post-test) on blood pressure in the control group (ρ: 0.889 systolic; ρ: 0.169 diastolic), (3) there are the average difference in blood pressure (systolic-diastolic) that significant differences between the intervention and control group with ρ <0.001, (4) there are the strong effect of combination therapy EFT - Murottal Alqur’an on the decrease of systolic and diastolic blood pressure (ρ <0.001; r value -.507 systolic and −.526 diastolic).
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TY - CONF AU - Noor Cholifah AU - Sukarmin AU - Ahmad Abdul Kholiq PY - 2020 DA - 2020/03/20 TI - The Effectiveness of the Combination Therapy of Emotional Freedom Technique - Murottal Alqur’an on Blood Pressure of the Elderly with Hypertension BT - Proceedings of the 5th Universitas Ahmad Dahlan Public Health Conference (UPHEC 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 152 EP - 157 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.200311.029 DO - 10.2991/ahsr.k.200311.029 ID - Cholifah2020 ER -