Factors Analysis Related to the Completeness of Providing Basic Immunization in Infant Aged 12 Months

Authors

  • Hannik Rahmaningrum1 , Harmayetty1 , Deni Yasmara1 , Ilya Krisnana1

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1453

Keywords:

immunization, knowledge, attitude, family support, health workers support

Abstract

Background: The highest number of children with incomplete immunizations in Indonesia is five provinces

in Java. During 2015, diphtheria cases in Blitar District, East Java reached 44 cases. However, in 2016, there

was an increase with the discovery of 49 infants affected by diphtheria and spread in several districts and

obtained the number of 12-month-old infants who did not get complete immunizations of 47 infants.

Aim: The purpose of this study analyzed the factors related to the completeness of basic immunization for

12-month-old infants.

Method: This study was a quantitative study with cross sectional approach. The study was conducted on

mothers who have 12-month-old infants by filling out the questionnaires about the relationship of independent

variables, namely knowledge and attitudes of the mother, family support and health workers support as

well as the dependent variable, namely the completeness of basic immunization. Total respondents were 46

people. Data were analyzed using the Chi Square test to determine the relationship between independent and

dependent variables and logistic regression statistical tests to find out the dominant variables related to the

completeness of basic immunization.

Results: There was a relationship between maternal knowledge (p = 0,000), maternal attitudes (p = 0,000),

family support (p = 0,000), and health workers support (p = 0,000) and the completion of basic immunization.

The dominant factor related to the completeness of basic immunization was knowledge.

Conclusion: Knowledge, attitude, family support, and health workers support have a significant relationship

with the completion of basic immunization.

Author Biography

Hannik Rahmaningrum1 , Harmayetty1 , Deni Yasmara1 , Ilya Krisnana1

Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia, Jl. Mulyorejo, Mulyorejo, Surabaya, Kota SBY,

Jawa Timur 60115, Universitas Airlangga Kampus C

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Hannik Rahmaningrum1 , Harmayetty1 , Deni Yasmara1 , Ilya Krisnana1. (2020). Factors Analysis Related to the Completeness of Providing Basic Immunization in Infant Aged 12 Months. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 531-537. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1453