Manfaat Data Disabilitas Riskesdas Bagi Perencanaan Kesehatan di Indonesia

Siti Isfandari
Journal article Buletin Penelitian Sistem Kesehatan • July 2009 Indonesia

Abstract

Background: As a country with increasing life expectancy, information on disability becomes important as one of several indicators of health status. Methods: This study analyzed the disability data of Riskesdas 2007 to identify the type of disabilities experienced by the Indonesian. Since disability is only experienced by small proportion of people, the analysis focused on the type of disabilities experienced by the top 10% of respondents who needs assistance. There are 10558 respondents representing 2.358.254 persons fulfilled the criteria. The highest type of disability were mostly physically related such as difficulties in walking Long distance (85%), community participation involvement (79%) and standing for 30 minutes (78%). Furthermore, vision and concentration problems were also quite high, about 75%. Results: This study provide information as inputs for developing the appropriate intervention to facilitate people with disability to function optimally.

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Buletin Penelitian Sistem Kesehatan

Buletin Penelitian Sistem Kesehatan (Bulletin of Health Systems Research) is an open access, peer... see more