Background: Constipation is the highest gastrointestinal complaint of the geriatric. About 30-40%
of people over the age of 65 years complained of constipation. Meanwhile, according Setiati
Objective: The specific objective of this study was to determine the factors constipation of the
elderly. The general objective of this research is:
Method: This study used quantitative descriptive method with cross sectional approach. Analysis
of data with SPSS for AMOS by using weight regression test, the effect of direct and indirect.
Result: Study Model in a goodness of fit condition with CFI value
Conclusion: The effect of fiber intake on fluid intake. Gender did not affect the intake of fluids.
Gender did not affect physical activity and fluid intake. The effects of fluid intake and physical
activity on constipation. Indirectly, the effect of fiber intake on constipation.