The Influence of Education, Existence of Sufferers, and Ventilation with TB Incidence in Batak Etnics in Pematang Bandar Health Centre

Authors

  • Alam Bakti Keloko1 , Lina Tarigan1

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1489

Keywords:

Pulmonary TB, Education, Ventilation, Existence of TB sufferers, Batak Etnics

Abstract

Bandar Manis Village is in area of Pematang Bandar Health Centre, with majority population is Batak

Ethnics and have a high number of lung cases. This developed as an innovation of health care program for

Pulmonary TB response by the name of GEROBAK TIKA (Local Activity of Ethical Cough Behavior) to

make the village free of Pulmonary TB. The aims of this research to analyse the influence of education, the

existence of sufferers, ventilation with TB incidence in Batak Ethnics people. This research using case

control design, cases are patients with Pulmonary TB and control is people who does not have Pulmonary

  1. Sample cases are patients with Pulmonary TB who follow the treatment of TB at Pematang Bandar

Health Centre amounted to 43 people and samples of control with the same amount taken from neighbors of

nearby sufferers and performed matching of age and sex with analysis of chi-square test. The results showed

no educational influence (p = 0,515) and ventilation area (p = 0,596) to Pulmonary TB incidence. There

is a significant influence the existence of sufferers with the Pulmonary TB incident in the Batak Etnics in

Pematang Bandar Health Centre (p = 0,002) and OR = 9.89 ( 95% CI: 9,89-46,91).

Author Biography

Alam Bakti Keloko1 , Lina Tarigan1

1Lecturer of Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Alam Bakti Keloko1 , Lina Tarigan1. (2020). The Influence of Education, Existence of Sufferers, and Ventilation with TB Incidence in Batak Etnics in Pematang Bandar Health Centre. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 740-743. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1489