The Relations Between Houses Physical Condition Between Tuberculosis Cases In The Working Area Of Sikumana Health Center Community In 2018
Background: Houses are one of the basic human needs besides clothing and shelter, so the house must be healthy so that its residents can work productively. A healthy home must meet several requirements, namely meeting physiological needs, psychology, preventing accidents and preventing transmission of disease. Unhealthy home conditions are a risk factor for breeding or as the transmission of various diseases, such as tuberculosis (TB). Tuberculosis is a contagious infectious disease caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis which attacks various organs, especially the lungs. Aim: Describe the physical condition of a patient's home tuberculosis in the work area of Sikumana Health Center in 2018. Results: The results showed that the average humidity measurement fulfilled the requirements of 50 houses (100%), the temperature did not meet the requirements of 49 houses (98%), the ventilation area fulfilled the requirements of 45 houses (90%), the density of occupancy qualified 42 houses (84%), the intensity of lighting does not meet the requirements of 23 houses (46%) and the type of floor meets the requirements of 49 houses (98%). Conclusion: It was concluded that the physical condition of home health that fulfilled the requirements included humidity, ventilation area, occupancy density and type of house floor while the health condition of the house that did not meet the requirements was the temperature and intensity of the lighting. Additional lighting is needed in the house and always open the window every day so that air circulation becomes smooth.