The Association of Characteristics, Motivation, and Attitude of Health Workers On Tuberculosis Treatment Drop out at Balkesmas Semarang Area
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- Drop out, Tuberculosis, Motivation
Tuberculosis (TB) is still a problem affecting infectious diseases. Semarang is in 6th place with the highest dropout rate in Central Java. The dropout rate from 2014 to 2016 is each number of 13.9%; 3.40% (13 cases); and 6.54% (14 cases) at Balkesmas Semarang area. The purpose of this study was to know the association of characteristics, motivation and attitude of health workers on TB treatment drop out at Balkesmas Semarang area. This method uses case-control with 21 cases of TB drop-out patients and 21 control sample of patients recovered or complete treatment, which is domiciled in Semarang and conducted more than 15 years old. The sampling technique uses purposive sampling and data retrieval using the questionnaire. The results of this study showed that lack of self-motivation (p-value 0.046) and moderate motivation (p-value 0.004), lack of family’s motivation (p-value 0.03) associated with the incidence of drop out treatment among TB patients. Patients who have moderate motivation contribute greatly to TB treatment drop out. Self-motivation is needed in increasing the regularity of treatment, self-motivation can be obtained from family, the surrounding environment and health facilities.
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TY - CONF AU - Sri Ratna Rahayu AU - Lukman Fauzi AU - Aufiena Nur Ayu Merzistya PY - 2019/11 DA - 2019/11 TI - The Association of Characteristics, Motivation, and Attitude of Health Workers On Tuberculosis Treatment Drop out at Balkesmas Semarang Area BT - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Physical Education, Sport, and Health (ACPES 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 347 EP - 351 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/acpes-19.2019.79 DO - 10.2991/acpes-19.2019.79 ID - Rahayu2019/11 ER -