FAKTOR SOSIAL DEMOGRAFI DAN PERILAKU KOPING IBU TERHADAP
USIA LANJUT DI KECAMATAN MERGANGSAN YOGYAKARTA
SOCIAL DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS AND BEHAVIOR OF
MOTHER’S COPING WITH ELDERLY IN MERGANGSAN SUBDISTRICT,
Catur Budi Susilo¹, Retno Suhapti2, SumarniDw3
The emergence of elderly in the life of a family often causes problems, especially those with children. Elderly is considered burden, unproductive, sickness, and senile. This pressuring condition causes stress for the family and the elderly so that the family tries to deal with the problem of coping strategy. Coping behavior is one of the factors in improving the elderly welfare; while the social demographic factor is one of the coping sources. This study was aimed at finding out the social demographic factors in relation to coping behavior towards the elderly in Mergangsan sub-district, Yogyakarta.
This was a quantitative study using a cross-sectional design with mothers living with their parents as the subjects. There were 122 respondents for this study. Data were gathered through questionnaires that their validity had been tested and the reliability was r > 0.3 and alpha 0.85. The statistical test among variables were tested using regression analysis, Spearman correlation and t-test.
The regression analysis showed that age and number of family members had no significant relation to mother’s behavior of coping. In the Spearman analysis, family income factor had no relationship to the behavior, but mothers’ level of education had significant was p=0,02 with correlation coefficient (r)= 0.211, while t-test there are different between status of jobs with mother’s coping. This study showed that mother’s coping were the use of humor and social support.
Keywords: social, demography, mother’s coping, elderly
Bibliografi : Jurnal Lembaga Pengabdian kepada Masyarakat – UGM, Gerbang Inovasi, No.17, Juni 2003, ISSN : 1693-1033, Hal 33-37
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