HUBUNGAN KEPADATAN HUNIAN RUMAH TERHADAP PENULARAN TUBERKULOSIS PARU DI KOTA PONTIANAK TAHUN 2010-2011

Jimmy Lahabama .

Abstract


Background: Pulmonary Tuberculosis is a main health problems inIndonesia. Prevalence of tuberculosis in West Kalimantan is about 0,6%and case detection rate on 2009 in Pontianak City was 70,3% includesmortality rate 144,7 per 100.000 persons.
Objective : To analyze the relationship between housing density andtransmission of pulmonary tuberculosis in family at Pontianak City.
Methods : This research was designed as cross-sectional analyticobservasional study. The sample was collected using questionnaire andmedical recorded within total 62 samples that use consecutive samplingtechnic. The data was analyze with chi-square test.
Result : Result of this research shows has a significant relationshipbetween housing density towards grade of transmission of pulmonarytuberculosis in family at Pontianak City (p = 0,007 ; PR = 5,908).
Conclusion : Overcrowded housing density is a one of the risk factor thatcontribute the transmission of pulmonary tuberculosis
Keywords : Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Housing Density, Transmission

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