Analysis of post-stroke anxiety (PSA) factors during the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia


  • Nisfil Mufidah STIKes Ngudia Husada Madura, East Java, Indonesia
  • M. Suhron STIKes Ngudia Husada Madura, East Java, Indonesia
  • Rahmad Wahyudi STIKes Ngudia Husada Madura, East Java, Indonesia


COVID-19, neurologic stroke, patient stroke, post-stroke anxiety, risk factors


This study aims to determine the incidence of PSA and the factors that influence it. The study was conducted on 78 patients with neurologic stroke at ANNA Medika Madura Hospital from May to July 2021 and aged over 40 years using simple random sampling. Measuring tools using Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale, vascular disorders, stroke disorders, and Neurophysiological disorders. Analysis using the Structural Equation Modeling with the software Partial Least Square. Based on the results of statistical tests, it was found that demographic factors (T-statistics 1.756), vascular disorders factor (T-statistics 2.873), stroke disturbance factor (T-statistics 2.164), and neurophysiological disorders factor (T-statistic 3.070). The factor that had the greatest influence on PSA was the neurophysiological factor, with the most influencing subfactor being the cognitive function of stroke patients indicated with MMSE results. Stroke patients with decreased cognitive function will affect the effectiveness of the rehabilitation program. This will lead to an increase in their anxiety with the subsequent effect being a decrease in the quality of life in stroke patients. So rated important for the power of Health assess cognitive function is to reduce PSA.


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Mufidah, N., Suhron, M., & Wahyudi, R. (2021). Analysis of post-stroke anxiety (PSA) factors during the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia. International Journal of Health & Medical Sciences, 5(1), 1-6.



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