HUBUNGAN AKTIVITAS FISIK TERHADAP PREVALENSI SIMPTOM DEMENSIA PADA CALON JEMAAH HAJI LANSIA DI KBIH KODAM I BUKIT BARISAN KOTA MEDAN TAHUN 2020

  • JELITA FORTUNA UNIVERSITAS MUHAMMADIYAH SUMATERA UTARA
  • ELMAN BOY UNIVERSITAS MUHAMMADIYAH SUMATERA UTARA
Keywords: Physical Activity, Dementia, Elderly

Abstract

Lifestyle and especially physical activity are the main focus for someone who is elderly, physical activity can provide value
and a positive effect on improving cognitive, physical, mental, and social functions. Decreased cognitive function is a major
concern for the elderly, lower cognitive function can cause several risks such as: death, disability, poor quality of life,
dementia and several other neurodegenerative diseases. To find out the relationship between activities and dementia
symptom events in elderly Hajj Candidates at KBIH Kodam I Bukit Barisan Medan City in 2020. Correlative analytic research
with cross sectional design. Sampling by purposive sampling. Data collection by interviewing the IPAQ and MMSE
questionnaires. The results of the analysis test using the Chi Square test were found to be p value 0,001 (p <0.05) and the
Pearson correlation test was found to be r value of 0.780. There is a significant relationship between physical activity and the
prevalence of dementia symptoms in prospective elderly pilgrims at KBIH Kodam I, Bukit Barisan, Medan City in 2020.

Published
2021-04-20
How to Cite
FORTUNA, J., & BOY, E. (2021). HUBUNGAN AKTIVITAS FISIK TERHADAP PREVALENSI SIMPTOM DEMENSIA PADA CALON JEMAAH HAJI LANSIA DI KBIH KODAM I BUKIT BARISAN KOTA MEDAN TAHUN 2020. JURNAL ILMIAH KOHESI, 5(2), 38-43. Retrieved from https://kohesi.sciencemakarioz.org/index.php/JIK/article/view/235