Around 50% of the elderly have poor sleep quality. Culture in the community is closely related I to several activities in the concept of healthy illness in the elderly. Culture can become a tradition I that can respond to elderly health problems. This study aimed to review the available relevant I literature on sleep quality in the elderly from a cross-cultural perspective. Literature study for 2017-2020, data were obtained from databases including Science Direct, I ProQuest, Scopus and Google Scholar, with the keywords elderly, sleep quality and cross-cultural. The researchers found 25 articles that fit the inclusion and exclusion criteria. From the review of I the article, it is known about the quality of sleep for the elderly based on cross-cultural elements I and cultural forms in fulfilling the quality of sleep for the elderly. The poor quality of sleep in the elderly is often ignored compared to other general health I problems, so the need for an understanding approach to cultural contexts that contain multicultural I characteristics with comfortable habits in the elderly's environment will automatically form the I inherent traditions of the elderly. Several studies include the culture of sand mattresses, sand tray I cultural methods, cultural rituals of religion and culture related to language.
|Number of pages
|Journal of International Dental and Medical Research
|Published - 2021
- Cross Culture
- Sleep Quality