Quality of Life of Chronic Kidney Failure Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis Therapy in Omni Hospital Pulomas Jakarta: Social and Psychological Perspective

Ulfah Nuraini Karim1), Zakiyah1), Meri Susana Berahmana2)


1)Study Program of Nursing, Faculty of Nursinf and Midwivery,Universitas Binawan,   Jakarta, Indonesia

2)Nurse of Omni Hospitals, Jakarta, Indonesia




Background: Quality of life is a condition where a person gets satisfaction or enjoy­ment in everyday life. Indicators of quality of life include the dimensions of physical health, dimensions of psychological well-being, dimensions of social relations, and dimensions of environmental health. The purpose of the study was to describe the quality of life in chronic kidney failure patients undergoing hemodialysis therapy from the social and psychological aspects at Omni Hospitals Pulomas Jakarta .

Subjects and Method: This study uses a descriptive study with a cross-sectional approach. The sample consisted of 30 respondents who were taken using purposive sampling method. Instrument using a quality-of-life questionnaire from WHOQOL-BREF. Data analysis used univariate and bivariate analysis with Chi-Square.

Results: The study on the quality of life based on social aspects were obtained: 22 respondents (73%) less, 7 respondents (23%) sufficient, and 1 respondent (3%) good; quality of life based on psychological aspects obtained: 27 respondents (90%) less, and 3 respondents (10%) enough. Quality of life seen from social and psychological aspects (OR= 5.70 : 99% CI= 1.07 to 10.95; p= 0.004).

Conclusion: there is a relationship between the quality of life of the social aspect and the quality of life of the psychological aspect of chronic kidney failure patients under­going hemodialysis at OMNI Hospitals Pulomas Jakarta in 2020.


Keywords: quality of life, chronic kidney failure, hemodialysis, social. psychology

Correspondence: Ulfah Nuraini Karim. Study Program of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Binawan University, Jakarta, Indonesia. Email: ulfah@binawan.ac.id. Mobile: 081352508894.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/ICPHepidemiology.FP.08.2021.18

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