Relationship between severity and quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients at hospitals’ outpatient units in Jakarta

Devi Nurwidhiyasari, Shanti Farida Rachmi, Agustin Indracahyani, Tuti Nuraini

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Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the quality of life associated with the health of patients with COPD. Method: The design of this study used a cross-sectional with convenience sampling method in 200 stable COPD patients, who had suffered COPD for more than 3 months but who did not have stage 3 or stage 4 chronic heart failure, at three Hospital in DKI Jakarta. Groups A to D were divided based on the COPD Assessment Test (CAT), the exacerbation category using the recommendation from GOLD, and the quality of life questionnaire using the St. George's Respiratory Questionnaire (SGRQ). Results: The chi-square analysis showed that p = 0.000 (p < 0.05), indicating that there was a difference of proportion between Group A, Group B, Group C, and Group D, which means that there is relationship between the ABCD Groupings classification on the quality of life. Conclusions: This study shows that there is a relationship between severity using ABCD Groupings Classification and the quality of life for COPD patients.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

Keywords

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Classification of ABCD Groupings
  • GOLD
  • Health-related quality of life (HRQOL)

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