Hubungan Antara Usia dengan Ada Tidaknya Gejala Sesak Napas pada Pasien COVID-19

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Titi Senja Dhebby Mayorinalia
Amel Stefany
Johan Witono
Putu Rico Aditya Pangestu
Atik Sri Wulandari


Introduction: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new coronavirus discovered in Wuhan, China, in 2019. The number of people infected with acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV2), the causative agent of COVID-19, is also steadily increasing worldwide. According to DKI Jakarta provincial government data, the highest age category is 30-39 years, with 11,707 people positive for COVID-19, followed by 40-49 years, 50-59 years, and >60 years. Objective: This study aims to see if there is a link between age and the presence or absence of shortness of breath symptoms in COVID-19 patients. Method: This study employs the case-control method. Patients with COVID-19 were used as the case group, and those without symptoms were used as the control group. By taking data from medical records at the Dlanggu Health Center in Mojokerto Regency in July-August 2021, the case group was patients diagnosed with COVID-19. The control group was patients who experienced symptoms of shortness of breath. Results and discussion: According to the Dlanggu Health Center study findings, 30 patients with COVID-19 had shortness of breath, and 15 patients did not. COVID-19 positive patients aged 30-39 years were represented by 12 patients, patients aged 40-49 years were characterized by nine patients, patients aged 50-59 years were represented by 14 patients, and patients aged > 60 years were defined by ten patients. R = 0.64 was obtained from the statistical test of the Chi-square test combined with the Contingency Coefficient Test or Kappa Correlation. Conclusion: It is possible to conclude that the age factor has a very close relationship with the symptoms of shortness of breath in COVID-19 patients working at the Dlanggu Health Center in Mojokerto Regency in July-August 2021.



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Mayorinalia, T. S. D. ., Stefany, A. ., Witono, J. ., Pangestu, P. R. A., & Wulandari, A. S. . (2022). Hubungan Antara Usia dengan Ada Tidaknya Gejala Sesak Napas pada Pasien COVID-19. CoMPHI Journal: Community Medicine and Public Health of Indonesia Journal, 2(2), 72-78.
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