Family filial value on caring children with leukemia

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Objective: Family centered empowerment is a nursing intervention by increasing family filial value which consists of responsibility, respect, and family care. The purpose of this study was to explain the family filial value in treating leukemia children. Method: The design of this study was descriptive with a cross-sectional design. The population in this study were families with children suffering from leukemia who were treated at Dr. Soetomo Surabaya. A sample of 140 respondents were recruited by consecutive sampling technique. Data was collected by questionnaire. The independent variable is family filial value and the dependent variable is the family's ability to caring children with leukemia. Data were collected by questionnaire and analyzed with spearman correlation (∝ < 0.05). Result: Responsibility is the highest indicator of family filial value (16.4%). The results showed that there was an influence of family filial value (responsibility p = 0.000; r = 0.520, respect p = 0.000; r = 0.403 and care p = 0.000; r = 0.297) on the family's ability to care for leukemia children. Conclusion: Filial value of the family can improve the family's ability to care for leukemic children that have an impact on children's health indicators.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)157-160
Number of pages4
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2020


  • Family
  • Filial value
  • Leukemia


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