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International Journal of Public Health and Clinical Sciences (IJPHCS)
Open Access e-journal ISSN : 2289-7577

FACTOR ANALYSIS OF RESPONDENTS KNOWLEDGE AND PERFORMANCE OF LARVA MONITORING WITH DENGUE HEMORRHAGIC FEVER IN THE SUBDISTRICT DRINGU, DISTRICT PROBOLINGGO

Hikmawan Suryanto, Sudarmaji ., Bintang Gumilang, Meliana Handayani

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ABSTRACT

Background: Dengue hemorrhagic fever is a contagious disease that is still noted as problem in Indonesia. The incidence of dengue fever in Indonesia experiences a high number.  Indonesia is a high risk location for contracting dengue because the agent of this disease is Aedes aegypti

Cases of dengue fever in the district of Probolinggo is an annual disease there. In Subdistrict Dringu sees incidence of dengue fever annually. Subdistrict Dringu has become one of the endemic areas of dengue fever.

Materials and Methods: This study was an observational study with cross sectional design. Sampling was conducted using cluster random sampling with multistage cluster random sampling method. The total sample of 100 heads of family

Result: The result of this study showed that the respondents' knowledge about the incidence of dengue hemorrhagic fever (p = 0.004) and the performance of larva monitoring (p = 0.000).

Conclusion: Respondents knowledge of dengue fever have been good and the performance of larva monitoring is still lacking due to lack of passage of the program and only a few are regularly to control.

Keywords: respondents knowledge, performance larva monitoring, the incidence of dengue fever


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