Gambaran Perilaku Pencarian Pengobatan Penderita Demam Berdarah Dengue Di Kabupaten Ciamis Propinsi Jawa Barat

Rohmansyah W. N. • Imas Masturoh • Joni Hendri • Mara Ipa
Journal article Aspirator Journal of Vector-Borne Diseases • December 2010 Indonesia

Abstract

. A cross sectional study was carried out to determine health seeking behaviour of dengue patient in Ciamis district. Subjects were 80 dengue patient's care taker chosen by purposive sampling. Data was presented descriptively. The result showed based on the first place of treatment, pattern of treatment seeking behavior were identified the most common one was using public hospital as the first step. Pattern of treatment seeking behavior of the patient's care taker that injluenced decision making to take treatment alternatives included knowledge, attitude and practice about the caused, symptomp 's, virulence and transmission of dengue virus infection; the distanee to treatment places and family role (husband/wife) were important for caretakers to take into consideration when making treatment choices.

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Aspirator Journal of Vector-Borne Diseases

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