Factors Affecting the Development of Anxiety in Postmenopausal Women: A CrossSectional Study in Coastal Areas

FaktorFaktor yang Mempengaruhi Terjadinya Kecemasan pada Perempuan Pascamenopause: Suatu Studi Potong Lintang di Daerah Pesisir

  • Juminten Saimin Faculty of Medicine Halu Oleo University Kendari
  • Satrio Wicaksono Faculty of Medicine Halu Oleo University Kendari
  • Junuda Junuda Faculty of Medicine Halu Oleo University Kendari
  • Minarti Minarti Faculty of Medicine Halu Oleo University Kendari

Abstract

 
Objective: To analyze factors associated with anxiety in postmenopausal women.
 
Methods: This study was descriptive analytic with cross-sectional approach conducted in 228 postmenopausal women that aged 50-64 years old in coastal areas of Kendari City. Samples were taken by simple random sampling. The technique of collecting data used questionnaires and the Taylor Manifest Anxiety Scale (T-MAS). Data were analyzed using Chi-square test with a significance value p  0.05.
 
Results: The results showed that 188 respondents (82.4%) had. anxiety. Its most experienced anxiety was aged 50-54 years old (37.7%), low education (96.0%), as housewife (62.7%), low income (91.2%) and lived with a partner (54.4%). There was correlation between anxiety with age (p=0.016), education level (p = 0.009), income (p = 0.011), and residence status (p = 0.029). There was no correlation between anxiety with occupation (p = 0.351).
 
Conclusion: There was a correlation between anxiety in postmenopausal women in coastal areas with age, education level, income, and residence status.
 
Keywords: age, anxiety, education level, income, postmenopausal women, residence status

Author Biographies

Juminten Saimin, Faculty of Medicine Halu Oleo University Kendari
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology  
Satrio Wicaksono, Faculty of Medicine Halu Oleo University Kendari
 Departement of Psychiatry  
Junuda Junuda, Faculty of Medicine Halu Oleo University Kendari
Departement of Psychiatry
Minarti Minarti, Faculty of Medicine Halu Oleo University Kendari
Departement of Psychiatry
Published
2018-09-04
How to Cite
SAIMIN, Juminten et al. Factors Affecting the Development of Anxiety in Postmenopausal Women: A CrossSectional Study in Coastal Areas. Indonesian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, [S.l.], p. 133 - 136, sep. 2018. ISSN 2338-7335. Available at: <http://inajog.com/index.php/journal/article/view/775>. Date accessed: 23 oct. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.32771/inajog.v6i3.775.
Section
Research Article