Mother’s Knowledge of Continuing Immunization in the Jagir Public Health Center Working Area

Authors

  • Sofina Setiawati1 , Lutfi Agus Salim2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i4.1880

Keywords:

Immunization children, mother’s knowledge.

Abstract

Immunization is a priority program in Indonesia that is implemented from the central government to the
regions. Immunization is an effort to reduce morbidity, disability and death from diseases that can be
prevented by immunization. The child’s basic needs including natural immunizations must also be fulfilled
by parents. The purpose of this research is to measure mother’s knowledge of continuing immunization in
the Jagir Public Health Center working area using descriptive research method. The number of samples
is 200 people with random sampling technique. Data collection was carried out through interviews using
questionnaires and observations. The results of the study that the majority of respondents in 3 villages
working area of Jagir Public Health Center know the existence of Jagir Health Center immunization services
is very good with an average percentage of 96.5%.

Author Biography

Sofina Setiawati1 , Lutfi Agus Salim2

1
Undergraduate Student in Department Biostatistics and Demography, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas
Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia, 2Associate Professor in Department Biostatistics and Demography, Faculty of
Public Health, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia

Published

2020-11-18

How to Cite

Sofina Setiawati1 , Lutfi Agus Salim2. (2020). Mother’s Knowledge of Continuing Immunization in the Jagir Public Health Center Working Area. Medico Legal Update, 20(4), 574-578. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i4.1880

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