The Relationship between Sleep Quality and Students’ Acne Vulgaris Severity at Medical Faculty Universitas Kristen Indonesia

Ago Harlim, Gloria Stephanie Tesalonika S

Acne vulgaris (AV) isachronicinflammatoryofthepilosebaseafolliclecausedbymanyfactors with specific symptoms and usually occurs in adolescents and young adults. Sleep quality is one of many factors that likely affect the pathogenesis of AV. This study aimed to determine the relationship between sleep quality and AV severity. This study was observational with cross-sectional design conducted from October to November 2018. The sample was collected by using purposive sampling method on medical students of Universitas Kristen Indonesia Batch 2018. Sleep quality was defined by using the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI). Acne vulgaris severity was defined based on Lehmann criteria. Statistical analysis was performed by using Chi-Square test (p <0.05). Result of the study is students who had mild AV 32 people (36,8%), moderate AV 48 people (55,2%), severe AV 7 people (8%), with 69% of students experience poor sleep quality. This study shows that there is a significant relationship between the sleep quality and severity of AV, with Chi-Square test obtained pvalue = 0.000 (p < 0.05). This study suggested that there is a significant correlation between sleep qualities with AV severity.

Volume 12 | Issue 6

Pages: 186-191

DOI: 10.5373/JARDCS/V12I6/S20201020