Water Reservoirs and Behavior to Dengue Fever in Rural populations in Panongan, tangerang 2017

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Abstract

Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) is one of the main concerns in public health problems within Indonesia and often causes an outbreak of extraordinary events. Conditions of water reservoirs at home is a risk factor that can increase the incidence of dengue fever. This condition is also worsened by a minimal understanding with regards to dengue, seen from a poor environmental conditions so it facilitate the growth of mosquitoes. This study aims to analyze the corelation of water reservoir and behavior factor in Panongan Subdistrict, Tangerang on 2016. This study is a case control study. The sample of this study consisted of individuals diagnosed with DHF in the case group and individuals without DHF in the control group as recorded in the Primary Health Center Panongan in 2016. The research was conducted in June 2016. The study was conducted by interviewing the patients in both groups and observing the living environment. The analysis used was chi square. The analysis showed the relationship of water reservoirs and behavior is not significant. Eradication of dengue can be done with community empowerment that leads to positive behavior among others to make the effort of draining, closing, and burrying the water reservoir.
Original languageEnglish
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventThe 2nd International Meeting of Public Health 2016 (IMOPH) - ID, Depok, Indonesia
Duration: 1 Jan 2018 → …

Conference

ConferenceThe 2nd International Meeting of Public Health 2016 (IMOPH)
Country/TerritoryIndonesia
CityDepok
Period1/01/18 → …

Keywords

  • Dengue hemorrhagic fever, water reservoir, behavior factor

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