Relationship between Independence Level ofMovement Disorders Patients with Family Income and Education in Community

Dhani Sartika Gunaleila, Elida Ilyas, I Nyoman Murdana, Aria Kekalih

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Introduction: Disability often associated with socioeconomic circumstances, but there has been no research about the influence of economic level and family education on the ability of people with movement disorders in developing countries. This study aimed to assess the degree of independence and its relationship to family income and educational level of the disabled with movement disordersMethods: A total of 90 disabled subjects aged 15-65 years from four districts under Community Based Rehabilitation program in North Jakarta were selected by proportional sampling. The study concentrated at the overall independence level, self care skills, communication, mobilization, social roles, family income, and education levels. Independence level was evaluated using the second form of Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR)-  WHO form modified by Ferial. Results: The results showed level independence the Disabled with movement disorders was high (70%). However, level independence the disabled on mobilization and social role were low, 37.8% and 17.8% respectively. There was a significant relationship between the  independence level of disabled with movement disorders in the community with family income (p=0.027, OR=5). Nevereles, there was no significant relationship between independence level  with the education level from the nead of the family (p=0.196). Conclusion: Family income and education level were related to independence level of the disabled with movement disorders aged 15-65 years.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of the Indonesian Medical Association : Majalah Kedokteran Indonesia
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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