The Relationship between Personal Hygiene and Helminthes Disease on Primary School Children in Terminal Disposal Waste Area
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- personal hygiene, helminthes, primary student, terminal disposal, waste area
More than two billion people worldwide infected with the worm. Several studies in Indonesia found 15-50% helminthes prevalence. Personal hygiene is one factor to helminthes disease and people in disposal waste area is high risk to infected especially primary student due to more active contact to the land. This cross sectional study wants to analyze relationship between personal hygiene and helminthes in 52 primary students as sample. Primary data consist of personal hygiene and helminthes status. The result showed that 57.7% primary student have not eligible personal hygiene such as 21.2% student rarely wash their hands before eating, 11.5% never use the footwear when outside the home, and 25% student have habits of contact with the ground. The helminthes prevalence in this study is 17.3%. There is no significant relationship (p>0.05) between personal hygiene and helminthes status.
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TY - CONF AU - Evawany Aritonang AU - Albiner Siagian PY - 2016/12 DA - 2016/12 TI - The Relationship between Personal Hygiene and Helminthes Disease on Primary School Children in Terminal Disposal Waste Area BT - Proceedings of the 1st Public Health International Conference (PHICo 2016) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 43 EP - 46 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/phico-16.2017.9 DO - 10.2991/phico-16.2017.9 ID - Aritonang2016/12 ER -