Personal mastery model on the ability to self care in the primary hypertension

Abdillah Fatkhul Wahab, Nursalam, Oedojo Soedirham, Noer Saudah

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Elderly was someone who has reached 60 years and over. One of the factors that affect the physical condition of the elderly is the cardiovascular problem that most suffered by the elderly. As a result of the aging process the blood vessels become stiff and cause the left ventricular wall to decrease its elasticity, resulting in a progressive increase in pressure progressively. Increased peripheral vascular resistance due to vasoconstriction or constriction of blood vessels is a factor in the occurrence of hypertension. Physically someone who has entered the old age all the function of the organs will decrease, so it will affect the daily activities of the elderly. A person who enters the elderly and suffers from hypertension will experience a decrease in physical function so that it will disturb the elderly in meeting their daily needs (Activity Daily Living). The purpose of this research was to develop the elderly Personal Mastery approach model on the ability of elderly self care with primary hypertension. This type of research uses a cross sectional approach. This research was conducted in community health center of Jember Regency in 2017. This research uses rule of thumb, so it needs sample of 100-155 respondents or 5-10 times indicators (observed variables) in the model used is 150 elderly. Instrument collected data with questioner. Analized data used PLS.The result of this research showed that elderly factor, nurse factor, family factor, Integrated Coaching Post service factor, personal mastery, self efficacy, self care agency have an effect on the improvement of self-care ability in Elderly with Primary Hypertension.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)530-534
Number of pages5
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • Ability
  • Elderly
  • Personal Mastery
  • Self Care


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