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Jurnal Berkala Epidemiologi

ISSN 2301-7171

Vol. 1 / No. 1 / Published : 2013-05

Order : 11, and page :126 - 137

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Original Article :

Determinants of knowledge about stroke among students

Author :

  1. Maynita Sari*1
  2. Santi Martini*2
  1. Departemen Epidemiologi Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat Universitas Airlangga
  2. Departemen Epidemiologi Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat Universitas Airlangga

Abstract :

Stroke is one of the degenerative diseases that cause death and coronary heart after cancer. Nowdays strokes even attackthe youth began. In stroke case, the speed of getting treatment is associated with disability and mortality risk in patients.So, knowledge about stroke is very important to know how to detect stroke disease early and that we can cure stroke faster.This study aims to analyze the determinants of knowledge about stroke among the students. This study use analytic crosssectionalstudy design. Questionnaires were administered to 102 respondents. Data was analysis using Chi-Square andSpearman test. The results showed that 65.7% respondents had received information about stroke and most of respondentsgot the stroke information from their closest peers (28.8%), and the others get the informations from electronic media(27.7%). More than half of the respondents (56.9%) had knowledge in "good" category analysis. Results showed thesignifi cant value is the type of faculty (p = 0.038) so that the value of p < α (0.05), information (p = 0.023) so that thevalue of p < α (0.05), and respondents parents income (p = 0.006) so that the value of p < α (0.05). Related factor of thestroke level knowledge among students is the type of faculty, information, and respondents parent income whereas gender,age, and stroke illness history in their family is not related to stroke knowledge level among the students.

Keyword :

treatment knowledge, risk factors, symptoms, stroke, time window,

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