BURDEN OF FAMILY CAREGIVER IN CARING FOR STROKE PATIENTS: A MIXED METHOD RESEARCH

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Siti Na'imah Christantie Effendy Supriyati Supriyati

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Background: Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the world, stroke does not only have a negative impact on patients but also has an impact on family caregivers. This study aims to describe the burden experienced by family caregivers in caring for stroke patients.


Methods: This research uses a mixed method with sequential explanatory approach. The research was conducted from August to October 2019 involved 106 family caregivers using a purposive sampling technique. Burden experienced was measured with the Zarit Burden Interview (ZBI) questionnaire. Quantitative data analysis was performed by SPSS and qualitative data analysis with Opencode.


Results: Burden experienced was at a mild level, there was a significant relationship to education variables (p = 0.007, r = -0.297), family relationships (p = 0.001, r = 0.001), number of caregivers (p = 0.001, r = 0.364), and the patient's duration of stroke (p = 0.006, r = -0.322).


There are three themes in this study, that is  difficulties in caring,  motivation for caring and sources of support. Conclusion: Although quantitatively the family caregiver experiences a mild burden, qualitatively the family caregiver reports complaints in caring for almost all aspects, so treatment is needed to resolve this burden.

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NA'IMAH, Siti; EFFENDY, Christantie; SUPRIYATI, Supriyati. BURDEN OF FAMILY CAREGIVER IN CARING FOR STROKE PATIENTS: A MIXED METHOD RESEARCH. Jurnal Keperawatan Respati Yogyakarta, [S.l.], v. 10, n. 1, p. 17 - 23, feb. 2023. ISSN 2541-2728. Available at: <https://nursingjurnal.respati.ac.id/index.php/JKRY/article/view/721>. Date accessed: 29 may 2024. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.35842/jkry.v10i01.721.
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