The relationship between stress level and physical activity and diabetes diet quality during the pandemic

  • Rifka Syifa Zakiya Student Majoring in Nutrition, Singaperbangsa Karawang University, Karawang, Indonesia
  • Ratih Kurniasari Department of Nutrition Science, Health Faculty of Singaperbangsa Karawang University Karawang, Indonesia
  • Eka Andriani Department of Nutrition Science, Health Faculty of Singaperbangsa Karawang University Karawang, Indonesia
Keywords: stress level, physical activity, diet quality, diabetes mellitus

Abstract

Stress levels, physical activity and diet quality are very important for people with diabetes to prevent complications; stress during a pandemic and lack of physical activity will change the quality of a diabetic’s diet—observational analytic research with a cross-sectional approach with a total of 90 respondents. Data was collected using a Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) questionnaire, Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) Short Version, Food Frequency Semy Quantitative, Diet Quality Index International (DQI-I), Nutrisurvey 2007. Data processing was carried out univariately and bivariately. From this study, the stress level of some respondents, 51 people (56.6%), was moderate. Physical activity of some respondents with low physical activity, with a total of 55 people (61.1%). Some of the respondents’ physical activity had low diet quality, totaling 81 (90.0%). Most respondents had moderate stress levels with low physical activity, namely 50 people (61.1%), moderate stress levels with low diet quality, namely 49 people (54.4%), and low physical activity with low diet quality, namely 52 people. (57.8%) and there is a significant relationship between stress levels and physical activity with diet quality (p<0.05). In conclusion, the more severe the stress level and the lower the physical activity, the lower the diet quality.

Published
2024-03-31
How to Cite
Zakiya, Rifka, Ratih Kurniasari, and Eka Andriani. 2024. “The Relationship Between Stress Level and Physical Activity and Diabetes Diet Quality During the Pandemic”. Romanian Journal of Diabetes Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases 31 (1), 35-40. https://rjdnmd.org/index.php/RJDNMD/article/view/1187.