Physical Environment Home and Incidence of TB Disease in Tanjungpinang District
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- Pulmonary TB, residential density, Lighting, Flooring, Humidity
In Tanjungpinang city, the incidence of pulmonary TB is still quite high. In 2011 as many as 2,536 suspected pulmonary TB smear positive cases examined and that as many as 216 patients. The year 2012 has been examined as many as 2,065 patients with chronic cough sputum specimens. The total positive for smear-positive bacteria as many as 184 specimens (District Health Office of Tanjungpinang, 2012). The purpose of this research is to know the relationship physical environmental risk factors (residential density, lighting, humidity and floor condition) with the incidence of TB Disease. This type of research is analytic observational. The research was conducted within the period Mei - September 2013, and case-control design. Sampled study subjects were 70 people, (35 smears positive pulmonary TB patients as cases and 35 smear-negative patients as a control). Sampling was done by consecutive sampling. Data were analyzed using the chi-square test and logistic regression test. The analysis can be a significant relationship between residential density, lighting, and humidity with TB incidence. Statistically, indicates that the most related factors are humidity net usage to case TB disease in Tanjungpinang District.
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TY - CONF AU - Rina Madhona AU - Zainul Ikhwan AU - Fidyah Aminin PY - 2016/12 DA - 2016/12 TI - Physical Environment Home and Incidence of TB Disease in Tanjungpinang District BT - Proceedings of the 1st Public Health International Conference (PHICo 2016) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 397 EP - 401 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/phico-16.2017.77 DO - 10.2991/phico-16.2017.77 ID - Madhona2016/12 ER -