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Jurnal Berkala Epidemiologi

ISSN 2301-7171

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

Order : 6, and page :61 - 75

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Original Article :

The relationship of education and knowledge of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis toward treatment compliance in merauke

Author :

  1. Suratdi*1
  2. Muhammad Atoillah Isfandiari*2
  1. Departemen Epidemiologi Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat Universitas Airlangga
  2. Departemen Epidemiologi Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat Universitas Airlangga

Abstract :

Pulmonary tuberculosis (Pulmonary TB) eradication throughout the year between the urban areas and remote areas areexperience the problems. In remote areas it is diffi cult to overcome this problem because some patients are non-complianceto treatment due to less or there is no motivation to come regularly to check their condition, whereas in urban areas aremore faced to the problem of higher dropout rate. This study was conducted to determine the relationship of characteristics,knowledge and motivation of patients with pulmonary TB toward treatment compliance in Merauke. The research basedon the time it was cross-sectional research that using a quantitative approach. The population in this research are 213patients, the research samples was taken with cluster random sampling method that are 128 patients with smear positivepulmonary TB. Depth interviews were conducted to obtain more in-depth information. The variables that were observedare characteristics, knowledge, motivation and treatment compliance. The results of the research showed that there wasa signifi cant relationship between education and knowledge toward treatment compliance (p < α:0.05), it is shows thateducation p = 0.012 < α:0.05, there is a relationship between education toward treatment compliance with the level ofinfl uence is exp (B) = 0.144, as well as on knowledge variables p(1) = 0.001 < α:0.05 or p(2) = 0.000 < α:0.05 thatthere is a relationship between knowledge toward treatment compliance with the level of infl uence is exp (B) = 2.647 orexp (B) = 9.667. Meanwhile, on the other variables it has no signifi cant relationship. Distribution of pulmonary TB patientswho are non-compliance to treatment spread in both urban and rural areas, because a lot of people with pulmonary TBare with low education and poor knowledge. It is recommended to all of FPK in Merauke more often provide education,make home visits and to Health Offi ce District of Merauke it is recommended to improve the training of pulmonary TBand reduce health workers mutations that have been trained in pulmonary TB.

Keyword :

characteristics, knowledge, motivation, treatment compliance, pulmonary TB,

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