International Conference on Environmental Awareness for Sustainable Development in conjunction with International Conference on Challenge and Opportunities Sustainable Environmental Development, ICEASD & ICCOSED 2019, 1-2 April 2019, Kendari, Indonesia

Research Article

Analysis of Factors Risk of Falling in The Elderly at The Environment Social Tresna Werdha Minaula Kendari in 2018

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.1-4-2019.2287180,
        author={Rahmawati  Rahmawati and Fitriani  Fitriani and Nurul Fitrah Sulthan and I Putu Sudayasa and La Ode Alifariki},
        title={Analysis of Factors Risk of Falling in The Elderly at The Environment Social Tresna Werdha Minaula  Kendari in 2018},
        proceedings={International Conference on Environmental Awareness for Sustainable Development in conjunction with International Conference on Challenge and Opportunities Sustainable Environmental Development, ICEASD \& ICCOSED 2019, 1-2 April 2019, Kendari, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICEASD\&ICCOSED},
        year={2019},
        month={9},
        keywords={falling risk factors elderly},
        doi={10.4108/eai.1-4-2019.2287180}
    }
    
  • Rahmawati Rahmawati
    Fitriani Fitriani
    Nurul Fitrah Sulthan
    I Putu Sudayasa
    La Ode Alifariki
    Year: 2019
    Analysis of Factors Risk of Falling in The Elderly at The Environment Social Tresna Werdha Minaula Kendari in 2018
    ICEASD&ICCOSED
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.1-4-2019.2287180
Rahmawati Rahmawati1,*, Fitriani Fitriani1, Nurul Fitrah Sulthan1, I Putu Sudayasa1, La Ode Alifariki1
  • 1: Halu Oleo University, Kendari, South East of Sulawesi, Indonesia
*Contact email: my183473@gmail.com

Abstract

This research aims to determine the factors associated with the risk of falls in the elderly in Tresna Elderly Social Institution Kendari. This research uses design of Analytical observational with cross sectional. The sample of this study used a proportional random sampling technique of 66 people who were taken based on inclusion and exclusion criteria. Data analysis used chi-square test to see the relationship between independent and dependent variables with a significance level of p <0.05. The results showed that intrinsically the elderly with reduced risk of musculoskeletal system function (86.37%) and extrinsic factors showed that the environment was at risk (13.63%) and the elderly with at risk devices (19.70%) of the elderly. The results of the test chi-square showed that the decrease in the musculoskeletal system p = 0.004, the environment p = 0.419 and the tool p = 0,000. The conclusion of this study is that there is a relationship between a decrease in the function of the musculoskeletal system and a tool with the risk of falling in the elderly and no environmental relationship with the risk of falling in the elderly.