Quality of life evaluation among patients with coronary heart disease at secondary hospital, Yogyakarta


  • Pramitha Esha Nirmala Dewi Department of Pharmacy Profession, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Zahratul Mulazamah Department of Pharmacy Profession, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia




Coronary heart disease, Quality of life, WHOQOL-BREF, SAQ-7


Background: Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a progressive disease that continues to increase every year in Indonesia so it becomes a problem and a threat to the community. CHD has several factors that affect the quality of life, both in terms of physical, social, psychological, and environmental. The purpose of this research is to illustrate domain WHOQOL-BREFF and SAQ-7 to the quality of life of CHD which is undergoing outpatient at one of Secondary Hospital in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Methods: This observational study was involving all patients with CHD who came to the Cardiology Outpatient Department during 4 months study period. There were 90 patients who met with eligibility criteria and willing to participate in the study. The SAQ-7 and WHOQOL-BREFF were used to measure the quality of life among the participants.

Results: Generally, all the participants in this study considered in the high quality of life even they had been diagnosed with CHD. Among all the participants, surprisingly 97% participants by WHOQOL-BREF and 91% participants by SAQ-7 reported in the high score of quality of life. The most supported factor for their quality of life defined by WHOQOL-BREF was the Psychological domain with r=0.870 and the Treatment Satisfaction with r=0.830 defined by SAQ-7.

Conclusions: The highest supportive factor for patient’s quality of life with carrying CHD were the psychological domain and their treatment satisfaction.


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How to Cite

Dewi, P. E. N., & Mulazamah, Z. (2021). Quality of life evaluation among patients with coronary heart disease at secondary hospital, Yogyakarta. International Journal of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 10(3), 220–226. https://doi.org/10.18203/2319-2003.ijbcp20210551



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