ABSTRACT: Overall this number about 4.4 million deaths (7.9% of the world's total deaths) and 40.4 million Disability Adjused Life Year (2.8% incidence). This study aimed to analyze the effect of nutritional counseling on dietary adherence in patients with hypercholesterolemia nutrition clinic General Hospital Bitung. This type of research is a quasi experiment with the design of the study one group pretest-posttest design without comparison. Was held in July 2014 in nutrition clinic General Hospital Bitung. The variables in the study consisted of a dependent variable that dietary compliance and the independent variables are nutritional counseling. The population of all patients with the disease hypercholesterolemia. The number of samples determined 35 consecutif sampling. Most research results obtained samples with male gender and age> 35 years. Data analysis using Wilcoxon test values obtained significancy 0,000 (ρ <0.05) while using the backward method LR indicates that the influence dietary compliance anddecreased levels of blood cholesterol is the nutritional status (BMI). The conclusion of this study that the nutritional status variables are variables that are considered the most influence on dietary adherence and decrease blood cholesterol levels after being given counseling.
Penulis: Olga Lieke Paruntu
Kode Jurnal: jpkesmasdd140513