Jurnal Keperawatan Silampari
Vol 5 No 1 (2021): Jurnal Keperawatan Silampari

Faktor-Faktor yang Berhubungan dengan IMT dan Kadar Gula Darah Perawat Profesional

Ernawaty Siagian (Universitas Advent Indonesia)
Samuel Maju Simanjuntak (Universitas Advent Indonesia)

Article Info

Publish Date
13 Dec 2021


Obesity that occurs in nurses as health workers, which should be a role model in a healthy lifestyle related to physical activity patterns and diet. Obesity is a major risk factor for increased cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and hypertension. One of the factors contributing to obesity is eating large portions of food (more than needed), foods high in energy, high in fat, high in simple carbohydrates and low in fiber. The purpose of this study was to describe the attribute variables, daily activity patterns, BMI and blood sugar levels of nurses. As well as finding out whether there is a relationship between attribute variables, activity patterns on BMI and blood sugar levels of nurses. The method used in this research is descriptive correlational by using purposive sampling technique of 50 respondents who work in Bandar Lampung hospital. Physical activity data were collected using a structured interview guide for the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ), as well as BMI measurement and examination of fasting blood sugar levels. BMI results showed that obese I (58%). Obese II (42%), Results of fasting blood sugar levels, pre-diabetes (28%), diabetes (4%). Meanwhile, the results of the moderate physical activity pattern were 80% METs-minutes / week. Analysis using the correlation formula, namely Pearson r and Spearman rho, shows that there is a significant relationship between age and physical activity patterns (METs-minutes / week) with a p value of 0.022 <0.05. There is a significant relationship between marital status (marital) and physical activity patterns with a p value of 0.005. Nurses have an essential role, first, namely to promote health and primary prevention. Provide support to nurses to achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

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