Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Science and Engineering (IJCSE 2020)

Description of Knowledge, Attitude, and Consumption Behavior of Supplements Drink for the Elderly to Improve the Immunity Systems

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Tukiran, Mauren Gita Miranti
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Available Online 24 November 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aer.k.201124.034How to use a DOI?
Keywords
supplement drinks, elderly, knowledge, attitude, and behavior, immune, covid-19
Abstract

At the end of March, Indonesia was shaken by a plague that attacks the respiratory system resulting in death. The virus is known as Covid-19 from Wuhan, China. Until May, cases of the spread of Covid-19 have increased in Indonesia with a mortality rate of 6.61%. Some areas have been identified as red zones, even East Java precisely in Surabaya Raya has been identified as a black zone. These conditions indicate the need for special handling of the spread of Covid-19. Beside wash the hands, use the mask, do the physical distancing, and go in for sport regularly, maintain and strengthen the body’s immune system is one way that can be done to ward off the transmission of these virus and various other diseases, for instance, is to consume supplement drinks. The purpose of this study was to determine the level of knowledge, attitude, and behavior of the elderly in the consumption of supplement drinks during the pandemic. This research was non-experimental quantitative research with a descriptive design and used a survey approach. Data collection using an online questionnaire with the google form application. The sample is the elderly. The results showed that the age of the samples was 46-78 years; more than 50% of them graduated from a master’s degree, and about ⅔ of respondents work as a civil servant. The majority of respondents consume supplement drinks in the form of powder and liquid, their reasons are to maintain their health and increase the stamina. The level of knowledge of respondents regarding beverage supplements is quite good, the attitude and behavior of the consumption supplements drink showed positive. This indicates that supplement drinks are considered important for the elderly to maintain health and support their work activities.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Science and Engineering (IJCSE 2020)
Series
Advances in Engineering Research
Publication Date
24 November 2020
ISBN
978-94-6239-276-2
ISSN
2352-5401
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aer.k.201124.034How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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