Analysis of influencing factors of burden of caregiver among stroke patients at home
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The role of families in providing care for stroke patients at home can cause ongoing stress, and can be a burden to caregivers. The purpose of this study was to analyze the influence of factors of age, sex, education, employment, family relationship, length of care, duration of care, health problems of caregiver, and deficit neurology of stroke on the burden of caregivers. Study used analytical design through cross sectional approach. Samples of 120 caregivers were taken in 2 Puskesmas namely Pegirian and Pucang Sewu in Surabaya City with simple random sampling technique. Research instruments in the form of questionnaires compiled by researchers. Multiple linear regression used to analyze the influence of several factors on the burden of caregiver among stroke patients. The results of the t-test can be concluded that there is no partial effect on age, gender, family relationship, education, employment, length of care, health problems of caregivers, and deficit neurology of stroke on the burden of caregiver among stroke patients, and only the duration of care is influential against the burden of caregiver among stroke patients (p value 0.001).