HUBUNGAN FAKTOR SOSIODEMOGRAFI TERHADAP PENCEGAHAN DIARE PADA BALITA DI PUSKESMAS PADANG SELASA PALEMBANG

Yulia Hariani

Keywords: Keywords: Sociodemography, Knowledge, Attitudes and Efforts to prevent diarrhea in toddlers.

Abstract

Diarrhea is the number one cause of death in infants 31.4%, under five 25.2%, and the fourth in all groups 13.2%. In South Sumatra in 2020 the incidence of
diarrhea was 90,094 and increased in 2021 to 94,653. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between sociodemographic factors, namely
the level of knowledge and attitudes of mothers towards efforts to prevent diarrhea in children under five at the Padang Selasa Health Center, Palembang. This
research is a quantitative analytic survey with a cross sectional approach. The population used were all mothers who had toddlers who came to the MTBS
Puskesmas Padang Tuesday Palembang, and 40 samples were taken by accidental sampling. The analysis used in this study used the chi-square test to
determine the relationship between sociodemographic factors, namely the level of knowledge and mother's attitude towards efforts to prevent diarrhea in
toddlers. From the results of the study there were 40 respondents, it was found that mothers had good knowledge of 67.5%, positive attitudes of mothers were
72.5% and mothers who made efforts to prevent diarrhea were 65.0%. Through the results of bivariate analysis using the chi-square statistical test on the
knowledge variable, it was found that value = 0.004 means there is a significant relationship between knowledge and efforts to prevent diarrhea by mothers of
toddlers and on the mother's attitude variable value = 0.007 means there is a significant relationship between mother's attitude with efforts to prevent diarrhea
by mothers of toddlers.

Published
2022-07-26
How to Cite
HUBUNGAN FAKTOR SOSIODEMOGRAFI TERHADAP PENCEGAHAN DIARE PADA BALITA DI PUSKESMAS PADANG SELASA PALEMBANG. (2022). JURNAL SMART ANKES, 6(1), 25-30. https://doi.org/10.52120/jurnal.v6i1.84