The Effect of Lifestyle on Physical Conditions as Observed by CD4, SGOT, and SGPT of People Living with HIV: A Case Study at Dr. Iskak Hospital in Tulungagung Indonesia

Authors

  • Tjipto Rini

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v11i11.11347

Keywords:

HIV, AIDS, lifestyle, physical condition, examination of CD4 test, SGOT and SGPT

Abstract

HIV-AIDS, or Human Immunodeficiency Virus, which is the cause of AIDS ailment, or Acquired
Immunodeficiency Syndrome, works by attacking white blood cells, which then leads to compromised
immune system, making the person affected more susceptible to different other ailments. The virus can
be found in semen, vaginal fluid, cervix, as well as blood, resulting in impairment of CD4+ as an effect of
the HIV virus on human immune sytem. This study aims to identify and analyze the relationship between
the pattern of the physical condition of people living with HIV with CD4+ indicator, SGOT and SGPT
as well as a reference to improve knowledge about HIV in the laboratory. This research is experimental
analytic done with the aid of Pearson statistical correlation test. The samples were thirty (30) HIV-AIDS
patients at the Dr. Iskak Hospital in Tulungagung, Indonesia, who were being interviewed through a set of
questionnaires given out between February to June 2013. For CD4+, the study result done using Pearson
statistical correlation showed that P value is greater than ?, namely P = 0,854, and, as such, it is concluded
that there is a relationship between the lifestyle and the physical condition of patients living with HIV.
However, for SGOT and SGPT, the P values are smaller than ?, namely P = - 0,323 for SGOT and P = - 0,073
for SGPT.

Author Biography

Tjipto Rini

Associate Professor of Health Polytechnic Jakarta II Indonesia, Jl. Hang Jebat III/F-3 Kebayoran Baru Jakarta
Selatan Indonesia

Published

2020-10-21

How to Cite

Tjipto Rini. (2020). The Effect of Lifestyle on Physical Conditions as Observed by CD4, SGOT, and SGPT of People Living with HIV: A Case Study at Dr. Iskak Hospital in Tulungagung Indonesia. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 11(11), 55-61. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v11i11.11347