publication . Article . 2017

FACTORS RELATING TO DEPRESSION AMONG OLDER PEOPLE LIVING IN CIMAHI, WEST JAVA PROVINCE, INDONESIA

Kiki Gustryanti; Sunanta Thongpat; Sonthaya Maneerat;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2017 Journal: Belitung Nursing Journal, volume 3, pages 14-22 (issn: 2528-181X, eissn: 2477-4073, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Belitung Nursing Journal
Abstract
<jats:p>Background: Depression is commonly found in older people. The prevalence of depression among older people, particularly in Indonesia is increasing worldwide.Objective: This study was aimed to identify the factors relating to depression among older people living in Cimahi, West Java Province, Indonesia.Method: A cross sectional design was used with a total of 267 older people aged from 60 to 79 years old. A multi-stage random sampling has been used in five Public Health Centers in Cimahi. The instruments comprised socio-demographic questionnaires, General Health Perceptions questionnaire, Chula Activities of Daily Living Index (CADLI), and Geriatric Depre...
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free text keywords: Perceived health, Family history, Activities of daily living, Gerontology, Environmental health, Cross-sectional study, General health, Public health, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, business.industry, business, Marital status, Descriptive statistics, factors relating, depression, older people, Nursing, RT1-120
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