Pola Distribusi Dampak Perbaikan Air Minum Terhadap Penyakit Diare Pada Anak Umur Antara 0 Sampai Dengan 10 Tahun

Wasito, Sidik • Soesanto, Sri Soewasti • Gotama, Ida Bagus Indra

Abstract

A study on the health impact of improved rural water supply with piping system was done in two sub districts, Regency of Sumedang West Jawa. Two desas in each sub district have been selected for the study. In each, two kampungs supplied with piped water as study areas, while the other two similar kampungs without piped water as control areas. The objective of this study was to elaborate the distribution of the health impact of improved water supply on diarrheal disease of the children, 0 up to 10 years old in partiĀ­cular, in relation to the number of household members, the income of the household, the sex and age groups (age factors) of the children. The results show, that : In general there was a positive health impact of the improved rural water supply on diarrheal disease of the children 0 up to 10 years old in the study areas, related to the number of household members, the income of the household, the sex and the age groups of the children. The prevalence rates of diarrheal disease among children 0 up to 10 years old associate significantly with the number of household members, the income of the household, and with the age groups of the children, but do not associate significantly with the sex of the children.

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Indonesian Bulletin of Health Research

Buletin Penelitian Kesehatan (Indonesian Bulletin of Health Research) is a quarterly, open access... see more