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description Journal article public Jurnal Dunia Kesehatan

Faktor - Faktor Yang Mempengaruhi Perilaku Kunjungan Masyarakat Terhadap Pemanfaatan Pelayanan Posyandu Di Desa Pemecutan Kelod Kecamatan Denpasar Barat

Ngurah Darmawan
Published 2016

Abstract

Integrated health service post (or commonly known in Indonesian language as Posyandu) is one of the communities' participation in the health sector which plays an important role in providing basic health service such as monitoring the toddler growth and the development status. But, the utilization of integrated health service post by the community were still low, whereas the scope of integrated health service post utilization in Pemecutan Kelod Village was 42,42%, while the national target which should be achieved based on strategic planning of the ministry of health in 2014 was 85%. This study aimed at finding the factors which influence communities' visit behavior towards the utilization of integrated health service post in Pemecutan Kelod Village. The study design was descriptive analytic with cross sectional approach. Sample in this study was parents who had toddlers 12-59 months whereas about 155 respondents were chosen randomly. The data collection was obtained from the questionnaire which was analyzed by using Chi-Square. This study showed that factors which influence communities' visit behavior towards the utilization of integrated health service post were job (p=0,025), knowledge about integrated health service post (p=0,029), family encouragement (p=0,012), and support of community figures (p=0,018). Therefore, it is expected to parents' toddler, family and community figures to spend their time and actively motivate the parents to visit integrated health service post, and also to the health service staff should be active in socializing the importance of utilizing integrated health service post.

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