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description Journal article public Makara Journal of Health Research

Dengue Fever Potential Area at Pademangan Barat Sub District, North Jakarta

Widyawati Hadi, Irene F. Nitya, Syarifah Syaukat, Rudy P. Tambunan, Tri E. B. Soesilo
Published June 2011

Abstract

Dengue hemorrhagic fever is an infectious disease that contagious by Aedes aegypti mosquito’s bites. Anybody could infectious by this illness, without differentiate their sex, age, social status, and economic status as well. Nevertheless, at slum area, where mosquito’s larva is easy to find, the number of infectious people is presuming high. By using primary data and analyze with geography information system (GIS), the study found that the number of infectious people of dengue fever do not have any positive correlation with larva amount, that was monitored through clean water in the surrounding neighborhood area. The number of infectious people have correlation with the dirty areas that caused by the piling of used articles and inundate area. Gender and age do not have any influence with the number of infectious people.

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