Behaviours (Cognitive, Affective and Psychomotor) among Patients with Gout Arthritis in Elderly
Keywords:Behaviours, Elderly, Gout Arthritis.
The phenomenon that occurs in the community at this time, many elderly gout arthritis as many as 41 of 61
elderly people in Posyandu Wonokromo Surabaya Indonesia who still complain of joint pain suddenly and
stiffness in the joints that causes limited movement. This study aims to describe the behavior (cognitive,
affective, and psychomotor) of patients with gout arthritis in the elderly. The design of this study uses
descriptive research with cross sectional approach. The population in this study were 41 elderly with gout
arthritis. The sample in this study were all elderly patients with gout arthritis, with a large sample of 41
respondents. Sampling with Total Sampling technique. This research instrument used a questionnaire and
data analysis using descriptive statistics. The results showed that of 41 elderly people with gout arthritis
almost half had low cognitive behavior (48.7%), almost half had moderate affective behavior (46%), and
almost half had moderate psychomotor behavior (46%). The conclusion of the research is that the elderly
who suffer from gout arthritis have low cognitive behavior, moderate affective behavior, and moderate
psychomotor behavior. It is expected that all elderly people with gout arthritis, in order to always improve
their ability and continue to shift information about the disease gout arthritis in order to improve health and
change behavior (cognitive, affective, and psychomotor) to be high.
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