Relationship between Nutritional Status and Quality of Life of Chronic Kidney Failure Undergoing Hemodialysis


Hemodialysis is a method of dialysis therapy which is the first choice and is a common treatment in patients with chronic kidney failure. This lead the patient to lose their freedom, depend on the health service provider, so that physical, psychological, socioeconomicaland environmental aspects can be negatively affected and impacting on quality of life.Onefactorthataffectsqualityoflifeisanutritionalstatus.Thepurpose of this study was to determine the relationship between a nutritional status with the quality life of the patients with chronic kidney failure who undergo hemodialysis at Immanuel Hospital in Bandung. The study design was a correlation design using a cross sectional approach. The study population is 175 people with a sample of 64 people using purposive sampling technique. Data collections for quality of life using a questionnaire of KDQOL SF 36 and to measure nutritional status using Malnutrition InflamationScore(MIS).DataprocessingusingtheSpearmenRankcorrelationtest.The results obtained 47 respondents (73.4%) with good quality of life and 29 respondents (45.3%) without malnutrition. The correlation test results obtained P-value of 0,000 (

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