Assessment Low Back Pain and Sleep Quality among Pregnant Women: Cross Sectional Study

M. Jamaluddin, Widiyaningsih Widiyaningsih, Dwi Kustriyanti
2020 Jurnal Keperawatan  
During pregnancy there are physiological and psychological changes that can cause discomfort such as leg cramps, difficulty breathing, back pain, depression, anxiety and sleep disorders. The prevalence of low back pain is around 60-80% which can lead to strain on the ligaments and fatigue in the abdominal muscles, as well as balance disorders. This will lead to disruption of activities during pregnancy, such as difficulty walking and sleep disturbances. To assess low back pain and sleep quality
more » ... n and sleep quality among pregnant women: cross sectional study. Cross-sectional data were collected by 37 pregnant women with inclusion criteria were third trimester pregnant women, willing to be a respondent, with normal blood pressure, and have not received any medication related sleep disorder. They completed the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) and Rolland-Morris Disability Questionaire (RDQ), statistical analysis was conducted using Pearson Correlation Product Moment. Research was conducted in Semarang and Kudus. Sleep quality among pregnant women demonstrated significanly poor overall sleep quality with PSQI score (mean 8.70 ± 3.511) and RDQ score (mean 8.97 ± 6.414). There was moderate correlation between low back pain with sleep quality (r correlation = 0.558). Low back pain have correlation to increase or decrease sleep quality among preganant women.
doi:10.32583/keperawatan.v12i4.1059 fatcat:b4zjfs3burdmfclj4o6i6uet5u