Faktor Risiko Lingkungan Dan Perilaku Yang Mempengaruhi Kejadian Kesakitan Malaria Di Propinsi Sumatera Selatan (Analisis Lanjut Data Riset Kesehatan Dasar 2007)

Akhmad Saikhu
Journal article Aspirator Journal of Vector-Borne Diseases • June 2011 Indonesia


S. Malaria is a major public health problem in Indonesia, causing mortality not only for infant and pregnant women but also decreasing productivity among workers. To provide important and up to date ofhealth related information, National Institute of Health Research and Development - MOH Republie of Indonesia had held National Baseline Health Re­search (Riskesdas) on 2007. The extended analysis of NHBR particularly on malaria has been conducted to evaluate dis­tribution of malaria cases and its injluencing risk factors especially the behavioral and envi­ronmental factor. This study found that there were associations between malaria cases with age (p<0.000), occupation (p<0.005), time consumed to seek health services (Posyandu), health services utilization (p<0.05), type ofwater sludge irrigation (p<0.001) and USAge of insecticide-treated net (p<0.000). This study recommended the improvement environment condition and health education to improve knowledge, attitude, and practice; provide more and better insecticide-treated mosquito bed net can be applied to solve the problems that were issued from the findings of the study. Extended malaria research should be conducted to provide better understanding of malaria control.




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