The Relationship Between Stress Level And Menstrual Cycle In Final Level Of Sriwijaya University Medical Education Batch 2019

Bagus Eko Prasetya(1*), Adnan Abadi(2), Septi Purnamasari(3)

(1) Doctor Education Study Program, Faculty of Medicine Sriwijaya University, Palembang, Indonesia.
(2) Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident, Faculty of Medicine, Sriwijaya University, Palembang, Indonesia
(3) Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Sriwijaya University, Palembang, Indonesia
(*) Corresponding Author



Background: Menstruation is the discharge of blood and mucous tissue through the vagina
from the uterus periodically every month with a span of 24-35 days. Menstruation can be
affected by stress. The burden of working on the final assignment coupled with learning that
has started to be done face to face makes students have to adjust to their daily habits. The
purpose of this study was to find out whether there is a relationship between stress levels in
final year students of Sriwijaya University Medical Education class of 2019.
Methods: This study uses a type of observational research, namely correlation analysis with
a cross sectional approach. Data collection was carried out in October 2022 and obtained
124 student data, then an analysis was carried out using the SPSS program and analyzed
using the Chi Square test.
Results: From the results of the study, it was found that 124 respondents who experienced
menstrual disorders were 47 (37.9%) while 77 (62.1%) experienced normal menstruation,
then the most stress was severe stress, namely 43 (34.7). Then an analysis of the relationship
between stress and the menstrual cycle was carried out, the result was p = 0.009 / p <α
(0.05), which means that there is a relationship between stress and the menstrual cycle.
Conclusion: There is a relationship between stress levels and the menstrual cycle


Menstrual Cycle, Stress Level

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