Relationship Between Knowledge and Attitude of Family in Execution of Range Of Motion (ROM) in Stroke Patient in Outpatient Installation General Hospital of Islam ORPEHA Tulungagung

  • Yitno Yitno STIKes Hutama Abdi Husada Tulungagung
  • Didik Sulistyono
Keywords: Knowledge, Attitude, Implementation of Range of Motion (ROM)


Stroke is the third leading causing of death in the world after cardiovascular disease and cancer. Indonesia ranked 97th among the world's most stroke patients with a mortality rate of 9.7%. in  General Hospital of Islam ORPEHA Tulungagung stroke is included in the order of 10 major diseases. Paralysis due to stroke is a defect on one side of the body or hemiplegia, causing the limb to not be energized. To restore the body functions that have Aweakness and paralysis then the patient is given physical exercise regularly one of them with ROM exercises. The purpose of this research was to know the relationship between knowledge and attitude of family in execution of ROM in stroke patient at outpatient installation of Orpeha Hospital Tulungagung. The research design used was quantitative analytic survey. While the research design used was correlational with cross sectional approach. The population in this study was all families of stroke patients at the outpatient installation of RSUI Orpeha Tulungagung. Sampling method using quota sampling that meets the criteria of inclusion and exclusion as many as 30 respondents. Data analysis using Kendalls tau statistic test. From the results of the study note that there are 19 respondents with a good knowledge with a supportive attitude in the implementation of ROM is 63.3%. In addition, supportive attitude on the performance of ROM exercises is found (with total number of 21 respondents or 70 %) The results showed significance value 0.000 or P-Value <a and in this study a using 5% so that in this study H0 rejected and Ha accepted. It can be concluded from this study that there is a relationship between knowledge with family attitudes in the implementation of ROM in stroke patients in outpatient installation RSU Orpeha Tulungagung 2017. So hopefully with good knowledge can improve the attitude that supports the family of stroke patients in the implementation of ROM.