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