Relationship of Prayer Intensity Between Depression Rates in The Elderly During the Covid 19 Pandemic
Keywords:Intensity Of Prayer, Depression, Elderly
The aim of the study was to determine the relationship between prayer intensity and depression levels in the elderly. This research design uses a correlational analytical design with a cross sectional approach with the number of 60 elderly respondents in the working area of Bangkalan burneh health center with random sampling techniques. The independent variable in the study was the moderate intensity of prayer variables depending on depression levels. The intrusions used were quesioner intensity prayer and quesioner Geriatric Depression Scale Short Form (GDS-S), while data analysis used spearman rank statistical tests. The results of the spearman rank correlation test statistics were obtained p value 0.003 <α 0.05 so that it can be concluded there is a relationship of prayer intensity with the level of depression in the elderly.