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Jurnal Berkala Epidemiologi

ISSN 2301-7171

Vol. 1 / No. 1 / Published : 2013-05

TOC : 3, and page :24 - 34

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Original Article :

Analysis of factors that related to the participation of fitness exercise for elderly

Author :

  1. Zahrona Kusuma Dewi*1
  2. Fariani Syahrul*2
  1. Departemen Epidemiologi Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat Universitas Airlangga
  2. Departemen Epidemiologi Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat Universitas Airlangga

Abstract :

Elderly was population that process of aging and usually there was a problem of degenerative diseases. Indonesian’s elderlypopulation always increased every years. Similarly the number of elderly population in Surabaya. But Surabaya’s lifeexpectancy (55th) was lower than life expectancy of East Java (70,3 year) in 2010. Consequently, one of the recommendedinterventions was fi tness exercise for the elderly. The study aimed to analyze factors that related to participation of theelderly in fi tness exercise for the elderly at Community health center of Mulyorejo of Surabaya Minicapility. The study wasobservational analytic and design of the study used cross sectional analysis. The number of samples were 82 respondentsusing simple random sampling. Used questionnaires and the results analysis used Chi square with signifi cance level 5%.The results of the study showed that elderly people 56.1% pre elderly, 90.2% women, 47.6% primary school education,and 63.4% unemployment. The statistic results showed that knowledge (p = 0.000 dan coef = 0.427), attitudes (p = 0.003dan coef = 0.329), cadre support (p = 0.008, coef = 0.303) related to participation of the elderly in fi tness exercise forthe elderly. Motivation (p = 0.545), information (p = 0.365), family support (p = 0.603), peers support (p = 0.084) notrelated to participation of the elderly in fi tness exercise for the elderly. Inactive Elderly people have more than degenerativediseases is hypertention, diabetes, cholesterol, and uric acid. The suggestion to integrated service post and communityhealth center are increase information with counseling, training to cadre, and cadre more enterprising to ask elderly peopleparticipate in fi tness exercise for the elderly.

Keyword :

elderly, exercise, knowledge, attitude, cadre,


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