DIFFERENCE LEVEL OF MOTHER KNOWLEDGE BEFORE AND AFTER PROVIDED HEALTH EDUCATION ABOUT PREVENTION DENGUE HEALTH FEVER (DBD) IN THE AREAWORK PUSKESMAS SEI SELINCAH PALEMBANG YEAR 2016

Kardewi Kardewi

Abstract


Dengue fever is a disease which is quite high in Indonesia. The disease is classified as acute disease caused by the mosquito Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus female, Health education is a learning process, in learning activities there are three main issues, namely the question of inputs (input), process, and issues output (output). This study was to determine the different levels of mothers’ knowledge before and after education about prevention of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) in Puskesmas Sei Selincah Palembang in 2016. This study design was Preeksperimental approach one group pretest and posttest. Samples of 52 respondents using purposive sampling, statistical analysis using Wilcoxon test (non-parametric test) with significance α = 0.05. The study was conducted on 28 July to 2 August 2016 at Puskesmas Sei Selincah Palembang. The results of this study showed the average level of knowledge of mothers on prevention of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) before being given health education amounted to 7.37, with a median of 7:00 and a standard deviation of 2.257. Minimum 3 and maximum were 12. The average level of knowledge about prevention of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) after being given health education amounted to 8.92, with a median of 9.00 and a standard deviation of 1.929. Minimum 5 and maximum were 12. There was differences in the level mothers’ knowledge before and after health education on the prevention of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) in Puskesmas Sei Selincah 2016 (ρ = 0.000). It suggested for Puskesmas Sei Selincah to play an active role in the prevention of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) one effective advice is providing health education on dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) 2 times a week.


Keywords


Health Education, Knowledge, Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

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