Family Participation To Modify Home Environment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients in Sikumana Health Center, Kupang City, East Nusa Tenggara Province 2017

  • Pius Selasa Health Polytechnic of Kupang
  • Kusmiyati Kumiyati Health Polytechnic of Kupang
  • Albina Bare Telan Health Polytechnic of Kupang
Keywords: Participation, Family, Environment, Home, Tuberculosis

Abstract

Background. TB disease is a public health problem in the world and in Indonesia. The environment is one of the factors that determine the degree of public health. This study aims to determine family participation in modifying the home environment of TB patients includes families participated in maintaining the cleanliness of the home environment, participated in providing adequate ventilation, participated in providing adequate home lighting and participated in maintaining the cleanliness of the floor. Method. This research was conducted at Sikumana Health Center, Kupang City, East Nusa Tenggara Province. The type of research is a survey, cross-sectional design. The number of samples is 30 families. The study variable is family participation in modifying the home environment. Data are collected by interview using a questionnaire. Sample collection using purposive sampling technique. Data are analyzed and presented descriptively in tables and pie charts. Results.  The result of this study shown 67% of families participated in maintaining the cleanliness of the home environment, 83% participated in providing adequate ventilation, 53% participated in providing adequate home lighting and 67% participated in maintaining the cleanliness of the floor. Conclusion. most of the participants had a role in modifying the home environment of pulmonary TB patients, but some participants did not participate well. Need to increase knowledge to increase participation.

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Published
2018-12-31
How to Cite
Selasa, P., Kumiyati, K., & Telan, A. (2018). Family Participation To Modify Home Environment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients in Sikumana Health Center, Kupang City, East Nusa Tenggara Province 2017. Proceeding 1st. International Conference Health Polytechnic of Kupang, 430-438. Retrieved from http://proceeding.poltekeskupang.ac.id/index.php/ichpk/article/view/94