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Hubungan lingkar lengan atas terhadap kejadian kerapuhan pada pasien lanjut usia di desa Kapal

Abstract

Upper arm circumference (UAC) is one of choice to determine the nutritional status, because it is very easy, and cheaper chost. Frailty is defined an complex condition or it is a syndrome that used from decreased substitude capacity from a multi system. UAC as a part of the nutritional status that we hypothized have a relationship with frailty. This study design is an analitycal cross sectional study (community based study) that located at Kapal village (age ≥ 60 years old). There are 71 sample in this research. This research used quisioner and also doing the physical examination to examine some parameter of frailty. From that result we find the range of aged is 60 until 80 years old with the average aged 63.77 years old. There is 7 male (9.4%) and 64 female (90.1%). Prevalence normal geriatric is 53 (74.6%), pre frailty 16 (22.5%), and frailty 2 (2.8%). Mean of UAC in normal geriatric is 29.415, pre frailty geriatric is 30.156, and frailty geriatric is 25.25. There is not significant in mean difference of UAC in normal geriatric and frailty geriatric (P=0.853).

 

 

How to Cite

Adnyani, M. D., & Aryana, I. S. (2018). Hubungan lingkar lengan atas terhadap kejadian kerapuhan pada pasien lanjut usia di desa Kapal. Medicina, 49(2). https://doi.org/10.15562/medicina.v49i2.239

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