THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LONG COVID-19 AND THE INCINDENCE OF ANXIETY IN BANYUMAS

  • Fauziyyah Shofura Yasmin Unsoed
  • Hilma Paramita
  • Nurlaela Nurlaela

Abstract

Many cases of anxiety are reported appeared or even have persisted for a few months after the patient was confirmed COVID-19. There were 22,7% of psychosocial symptoms found in Long COVID-19 and 6,5% had anxiety. Further research is needed so the community and health care facility staff can pay more attention and prevent anxiety earlier in Long COVID-19 sufferers. The purpose of this research is to find out the relationship between Long COVID-19 and the incidence of anxiety in Banyumas. The methods is an observational analytical study with a cross sectional design on the society who have passed the acute period of COVID-19 and domiciled in Banyumas with purposive sampling technique. Anxiety level of data were collected using the Hamilton Rating Scale for Anxiety (HRS-A) and Long COVID-19 questionnaires through patient identity sheets. Hypothesis analysis used an alternative statistical test, namely the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test. The results of the study on 60 respondents who had passed the acute period of COVID-19 with the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test showed p value = 0,031% with 33,3% no anxiety and 66,7% had anxiety. With mild anxiety levels (18,4%), moderate anxiety (23,3%), severe anxiety (15%), and very severe anxiety (10%). Based on the results of data analysis, there was a significant relationship between Long COVID-19 and the incidence of anxiety. From this study can be concluded that there is a relationship between Long COVID-19 and the incidence of anxiety in Banyumas.

Published
2022-05-30
How to Cite
YASMIN, Fauziyyah Shofura; PARAMITA, Hilma; NURLAELA, Nurlaela. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LONG COVID-19 AND THE INCINDENCE OF ANXIETY IN BANYUMAS. Medical and Health Journal, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 1, p. 71-83, may 2022. ISSN 2807-3541. Available at: <http://jos.unsoed.ac.id/index.php/mhj/article/view/5657>. Date accessed: 03 dec. 2022. doi: https://doi.org/10.20884/1.mhj.2022.2.1.5657.