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Atiyatul Hikmah
Isti Antari
Tri Hardi Miftahul Ulum


Adolescence is time of storm and stress, stress is very vulnerable at the sixth-grade student, because of the thesis and some final exam which can trigger or exacerbate the occurrence of dysmenorrhea. This study aimed to determine the relationship of stress levels to dysmenorrhea levels on sixth grade student at D3 Midwifery Study Program of STIKes Madani Yogyakarta. The study design was descriptive analytic quantitative correlation using cross sectional approach. Sampling technique using total sampling, there were 31 respondents from 32 students who according to the criteria of inclusion. The independent variable is the level of stress and the dependent variable is the level of dysmenorrhea, to determine their relationships using Kendall's Tau test. Researchers obtained data using questionnaires Depression Anxiety Stress Scale (DASS) to measure level of stress and questionnaires Numeric Rating Scale (NRS) to measure the level of pain of dysmenorrhea. Student who suffered stress there are 93.5% and mostly on moderate stress, there are 45.1% and student who suffered dysmenorrhea pain there are as many as 96.7% most of them suffered mild dysmenorrhea pain 35.5%, while bivariate test using test kendall's tau, the results hypothesis test P = 0.000 (<0.005) and the correlation coefficient is 0.740. In this research there is a strong relationship between the level of stress on the level of dysmenorrhoea pain on sixth grade student at D3 Midwifery Studies Programme of STIKes Madani Yogyakarta, as well as the higher level of stress, so the higher level of pain dysmenorrhoea suffered by student.


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