Hand Washing Activities Based on Text Messages and Phone Call Intervention to Housewives at Coastal Region of Bagan Delivillage
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- Hand Washing, Text Messages, Phone Calls, Housewives, Bagan Deli
Indonesia sanitation problem is claimed as the second worst in the world, although Community Total Led Sanitation (CLTS) program has been implementated since 2008. Once of CLTS activity is hand washing with soap. Data from Community Health Development Index (2010) show that hand washing practice is still low, only 24,5%. Hand washing with soap could reduce 45% chance of diarrhea. The study aims to determine the difference hand washing with soap activity based on text messeges and phone calls to housewives at coastal region. Type of research is quasi experiment with pre andpost test. Text messages and phone calls intervention were done to three housewives group. First was control, second was text messages intervention, and third was phone calls intervention, with 25 persons per group. Data analysis is done with paired t-test and ANOVA on 95% of confidence level. The result shows that 36% of housewife'sage is between 31 - 40 years old. Hand washing before eating were done by 42,7% to 54,7% of housewives, before foodpreparation 16% to 26,7%, after defecate 36% to 49,3% before and after intervention. There are significant t-tests with p-value 0,001. ANOVA showssignificant difference in the control, text messages, and phone calls with p-value 0,001. Text messages and phone calls intervention has no significant difference and explicitly effective as intervention to improve hand washing behavior.
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TY - CONF AU - Evi Naria AU - Ade Candra PY - 2016/12 DA - 2016/12 TI - Hand Washing Activities Based on Text Messages and Phone Call Intervention to Housewives at Coastal Region of Bagan Delivillage BT - Proceedings of the 1st Public Health International Conference (PHICo 2016) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 281 EP - 287 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/phico-16.2017.54 DO - 10.2991/phico-16.2017.54 ID - Naria2016/12 ER -