Urine analysis and nutrition status among elderly in Griya Werdha, Surabaya

Trias Mahmudiono, Eurika Zebadia, Utari Gita Setyawati, Nur Sahila, Devina Amelinda Nathania, Kamila Dwi Febrianti, Sasha Anggita Ramadhan, Eka Anisah Yusryana, Diah Indriani, Dono Widiatmoko, Hsiu Ling Chen

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Background. Aging is a natural process in the body that everyone will experience as they get older. However, aging is not the same in each individual due to several differences such as diet, lifestyle, genetics, and overall health. Therefore, the Surabaya city government is trying to help elderly people who do not have any caregivers by scouting and gathering them at Griya Werdha. Objective. This study aimed to provide a feeding program for the elderly and determine the risk of kidney failure experienced by the elderly living in Griya Werdha. Materials and Methods. This research was a cross-sectional study with 44 elderlies as the samples. The data collected included elderlies’ blood pressure, weight, height, and urine. Moreover, the elderly were also interviewed on food waste, exercise habits, and sleeping habits using questionnaires. Data were analyzed using binary logistic regression and the chi-square test to find the association between the variables. Results. The results showed a significant association was found between education and blood in the urine (p=0.036) and the association was not found between education and nutritional status (P=0.392) also systole blood pressure (P=0.373). Association also was not found between glucose in urine (P=0.522), positive leuko-cyte (0.184), positive blood in the urine (P=0.671), and the risk of CKD. Conclusions. In conclusion, the elderly with low education can be at risk for certain diseases.

Original languageEnglish
Article number2563
JournalJournal of Public Health in Africa
Issue numberS2
Publication statusPublished - 2023


  • blood pressure
  • chronic kidney disease
  • education
  • elderly


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