RELATION OF NUTRITIONAL STATUS ON THE EVENT OF KIDNEY STONES IN WEST NUSA TENGGARA PROVINCE GENERAL HOSPITAL
Keywords: Kidney stones, age, occupation, gender, nutritional status
AbstractABSTRACT Background: Urinary tract stone disease is one of the diseases with a high rate of incidence in Indonesia based on the number of patients who come to Urology outpatient care center. One of the risk factors for urinary tract stones is a systemic disease, including hypertension and obesity. Based on previous research, there are studies who state that there was no relationship between body mass index and the incidence of urinary tract stones, other studies state that there was a relationship between body mass index and the incidence of urinary tract stones. The difference in the results of these studies prompted researchers to conduct research related to the relationship between body mass index and the incidence of urinary tract stones, especially in West Nusa Tenggara specifically in Mataram area. Methods: The research method used was an analytic observational study. The research design used was cross-sectional. Study subjects were reqruited from medical record patient of urology outoatient department. In this research design, researchers conducted an analysis related to the relationship between variables. Results: 69 kidney stone patients at the West Nusa Tenggara Province General Hospital were enrolled. Characteristics of respondents are based on age, most of them were aged of 56 years old and over, as many as 28 patients (40.58%), most of subjects were male, most of them did not finish primary school as many 29 patients (42.03), and ocupations mostly not working. While the nutritional status is mostly normal, as many as 46 respondents with a percentage of 66.67%. Conclusion: This study shows that body mass index and age have a relationship with the incidence of kidney stones, while occupation and gender have no relationship with the said incidence.