The Roles of Family in Preventing Dengue Fever in Regency of Maros, South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Syamsul, Musdalifah and haryoko, sapto and Ardi, Muhammad and Pertiwi, Nurlita (2018) The Roles of Family in Preventing Dengue Fever in Regency of Maros, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Journal Of Physics: Conference Series, 1028. pp. 1-7. ISSN 1742-6596

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Abstract

Abstract: Abstract. Dengue is a mosquito-borne infection that has emerged become major public health issue and can result in death in Maros, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Dengue fever has no vaccination, and no cure. Therefore, prevention through vector control is the primary method of public protection. The purpose of this study was to determine the roles of family knowledge and attitudes in preventing dengue fever in the regency of Maros. The research was conducted to assess the level of knowledge and attitude concerning dengue fever; data collection used a sample of 84 families selected by purposive sampling. The average of level of knowledge of dengue fever was 77%, and attitudes of respondent were 7%. The family knowledge (X2 count = 13.566) and family attitudes (X2 count = 26.698) had a value of X2 count > X2 table (3,841). This study showed a significant association of knowledge and attitudes, and that they were able to prevent the spread of dengue fever. Families and communities should constantly improve their knowledge and be proactive in preventing the spread of the dengue disease through campaigns and social mobilization

Item Type: Article
Subjects: KARYA ILMIAH DOSEN
Universitas Negeri Makassar > KARYA ILMIAH DOSEN
Divisions: KOLEKSI KARYA ILMIAH UPT PERPUSTAKAAN UNM MENURUT FAKULTAS > KARYA ILMIAH DOSEN
KARYA ILMIAH DOSEN
Depositing User: S.T. Faruq Ratuhaji
Date Deposited: 26 Dec 2019 19:41
Last Modified: 26 Dec 2019 19:41
URI: http://eprints.unm.ac.id/id/eprint/16265

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