Irna Nursanti, Dedi Muhdiana, Dewi Anggraini


During menopausal stage, women will face various kinds of anxiety due to sexual changes. The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of the "Bugar" package to improve comfortness among menopausal women. This research was used a quasi-experimental design study, with a Pretest-Posttest with control group research design that is useful for measuring the comfort level of sexual activity in respondents before (pre-test) and after (post-test) given the "Bugar" package by using a control group. The population in this study was 84 menopausal women in the Perumnas I Bekasi. 42 people in intervention group and 42 in control group. Sampling was done by using Purposive Sampling Methods and for in-depth interviews using Simple Random Sampling. Analysis of the effectiveness of the "Bugar" package against the comfort level of sexual activity using the chi-square test. Homogeneity test results obtained by the respondents between the intervention group and the control group were homogeneous (p> 0.05). The results of this study indicate that there were significant differences in the level of comfort of sexual activity between the intervention group and the control group (p = 0.003), the group given the "Bugar" intervention package has a comfortable level of sexual activity with a comfortable category. This shows that the "Bugar" package is effective in increasing the comfort of menopausal female sexual activities in Perumnas I Bekasi. Recommendations from research that health education in the form of a "Bugar" package can be done to improve the comfort of sexual activity in menopausal women.

Keywords: “Bugar” Package, Sexual Activity, Menopause

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