Comparison of knowledge and behavior in preventing low back pain (LBP) in nursing students

Firly Andini, Hanny Handiyani

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Abstract

This study aims to present a comparison of knowledge and behavior in their preventing LBP in nursing students. A descriptive and analytical design using a stratified random sampling technique, Kruskal–Wallis and Mann–Whitney methods, were used for this research, with 284 nursing students as the sample. The research showed that there is a correlation between knowledge of LBP (p = 0.001, α = 0.05) and LBP preventative behavior (p = 0.002, α = 0.05) and LBP complaints, which is quite high among nursing students at the Faculty of Nursing (FON) Universitas Indonesia (UI) across all programs study. There is a correlation between knowledge of LBP, LBP preventative behavior, and LBP prevalence, which is quite high among nursing students at FON UI.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S199-S204
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
Volume31
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2021

Keywords

  • Behavior
  • Knowledge
  • Low back pain
  • Nursing students

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