Relationship Knowledge About MDR-TB With Treatment of Tuberculosis Patients in Puskesmas Oebobo Kupang City

  • Agustina Wilhelmina Djuma Health Analyst, Health Polytechnic of Kupang
  • Herzens Alexander Titing Health Analyst, Health Polytechnic of Kupang
  • Karol Octrisdey Health Analyst, Health Polytechnic of Kupang
Keywords: Knowledge, MDR-TB, Treatment Compliance

Abstract

Tuberculosis is a chronic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. WHO data, there are 8.6 million cases of tuberculosis in the world in 2012. The diagnosis of the prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis in Indonesia is 0.4%, in NTT Province is 0.3%. Long treatment times and the use of many drugs during the healing stage. The number of cases of failure in treatment is tuberculosis, one of which is MDR-TB. This study is a relationship between knowledge about MDR-TB with adherence to tuberculosis patients undergoing treatment. This study was an analytic cross-sectional study of 15 respondents who were undergoing treatment at the Oebobo Health Center. The relationship between knowledge about MDR-TB and adherence to treatment using the Chi-Square test. The results showed that 8/15 respondents had good knowledge, and 11/15 respondents were obedient in undergoing treatment. Respondents' compliance was supported by the role of Guidance for Drug Minimization (PMO), where the results showed that there was a significant relationship between PMO and medication adherence (p <0.05). Chi-Square test results showed no significant relationship between knowledge about MDR-TB and medication adherence (p> 0.05).

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Published
2018-12-31
How to Cite
Djuma, A., Titing, H., & Octrisdey, K. (2018). Relationship Knowledge About MDR-TB With Treatment of Tuberculosis Patients in Puskesmas Oebobo Kupang City. Proceeding 1st. International Conference Health Polytechnic of Kupang, 335-343. Retrieved from http://proceeding.poltekeskupang.ac.id/index.php/ichpk/article/view/44