Risks of Daily Living Activities on Related Disability

Ashar Nuzulul Putra, Witri Zuama Qomarania, Purwo Setiyo Nugroho, Adelina Fitri, Erny Elviany Sabaruddin, Ridho Muhammad Dhani


Indonesian lost 6 days productive time in average because the disability of daily activities, that must be dealt with seriously because the effect of this problem is the declining quality of life of a person and will also cause a burden for country. This research is expected to be the key to understand and overcome the problems of disability in daily activities. The research used cross sectional design with a secondary data based of Indonesian Family Life Survey (IFLS) 5. The analysis in this study was logistic regression with samples aged >40 years who participated in data collection conducted by RAND with a total of 8185 respondents. Almost all variables examined in this study were statistically significant with disabilities, there were age (p = 0.000, OR = 2.996, 95%CI = 2.726 – 3.294), gender (p = 0.000, OR = 1.858, 95%CI = 1.693 – 2.039), marital status (p = 0.000, OR = 2.211, 95%CI = 1.997 – 2.448), employment status (p = 0.000, OR = 2.540, 95%CI = 2.321 – 2.780), arthritis status (p = 0.000, OR = 1.687, 95%CI = 1.482 – 1.919) and obesity (p = 0.000, OR = 1.345, 95%CI = 1.177 – 1.538). Only variable educational level that is not significant with disability (p=0,198). The target of disability management is prioritized at an older age by providing health education and assistance so that they can withstand the threat of daily disability and lead to an improvement in their quality of life.


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Ashar Nuzulul Putra
asharnuzululputra@gmail.com (Primary Contact)
Witri Zuama Qomarania
Purwo Setiyo Nugroho
Adelina Fitri
Erny Elviany Sabaruddin
Ridho Muhammad Dhani
Author Biographies

Ashar Nuzulul Putra, STIKes Mitra RIA Husada Jakarta

STIKes Mitra RIA Husada, Jakarta, Indonesia

Witri Zuama Qomarania, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universitas Esa Unggul

Faculty of Health Sciences, Universitas Esa Unggul, Jakarta, Indonesia

Purwo Setiyo Nugroho, Faculty of Health Sciences and Pharmacy, Universitas Muhammadiyah Kalimantan Timur & Indonesia and Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University, Thailand

Faculty of Health Sciences and Pharmacy, Universitas Muhammadiyah Kalimantan Timur, Samarinda, Indonesia & Indonesia and Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University, Thailand

Adelina Fitri, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universitas Jambi

Faculty of Health Sciences, Universitas Jambi, Indonesia

Erny Elviany Sabaruddin, STIKes Mitra RIA Husada Jakarta

STIKes Mitra RIA Husada, Jakarta, Indonesia

Ridho Muhammad Dhani, STIKes Mitra RIA Husada Jakarta

STIKes Mitra RIA Husada, Jakarta, Indonesia
Putra, A. N. ., Zuama Qomarania, W., Nugroho, P. S. ., Fitri, A. ., Sabaruddin, E. E. ., & Dhani, R. M. . (2022). Risks of Daily Living Activities on Related Disability. Media Kesehatan Masyarakat Indonesia, 18(3), 117-123. https://doi.org/10.30597/mkmi.v18i3.20458

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