RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN COPING MECHANISM TO LEVEL OF STRESS OF HOUSEWIFE

  • Umi Kusniyatun
  • Fitri Budi Astuti
  • Wahyu Bintoro

Abstract

Background : A housewife is a profession that often considered easy to do , but a housewife is frequently experiencing stress. One factor that influenced the level of stress of housewife is coping mechanism, that is a way to adapt with stressor, especially in addressing fatigue, boredom, and bustle in completing householdworks. Purpose : To know the relationship between coping mechanism and level of stress of housewife.
Methods : The research use descriptive correlational with cross-sectional approach. Population of the research is housewives of Mancasan Village RW III, Baki, Sukoharjo . The samples are 40 respondents who are taken by using nonprobability sampling technique with a purposive sampling . Data analysis of the research is Kendall Tau. Results : The results of the research indicated that most housewives applied adaptive coping mechanism, as 32 respondents (80%) and who suffered mild stress is 27 respondents (67.5 %). Conclusion : There is a significant correlation between coping mechanism and stress level of housewife in Mancasan Village RW III, Baki, Sukoharjo. It is proved with statistical result of Kendall Tau with significance of 0.02 < 0.05.

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Published
2019-09-13
How to Cite
KUSNIYATUN, Umi; ASTUTI, Fitri Budi; BINTORO, Wahyu. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN COPING MECHANISM TO LEVEL OF STRESS OF HOUSEWIFE. JURNAL ILMU KEPERAWATAN INDONESIA (JIKI), [S.l.], v. 7, n. 2, sep. 2019. ISSN 1979-8261. Available at: <http://jurnal.usahidsolo.ac.id/index.php/JIKI/article/view/347>. Date accessed: 08 aug. 2020.

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