Effect Health Education on Improvement Knowledge of Students Class III and IV About Hand Washing
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- health education, improvement knowledge, hand washing
Health problems that often arise in school-age children are behavioral disorders, one of which is hand washing behavior. Based on a preliminary study in the Work Area of the Sambi Community Health Center in Boyolali District, it was found that the incidence of diarrhea was one of the 10 biggest diseases of the other diseases, the number of cases of diarrhea in 2016 was 83 people, one of the causes was lack of hand washing. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of health education on increasing the awareness of students in grades III and IV. Method used in this research is pre-experimental with one group pretest-posttest approach. Population in this study were all students of class III and IV at SDN Canden II, Sambi District, Boyolali Regency, amounting to 35 people. Sampling technique using a total sampling technique of 35 people. Analysis of the data used was the T-Test. Results showed that the knowledge of students about washing hands before being given the most health education was in the poor category of 19 people (54.3%), after being given the most health education in the sufficient category of 20 people (57.1%). Based on the test results show that the significant value obtained at 0,000, when compared with the value of 0.05, the sig value is greater than the value (0,000 <0.05), then H0 is rejected, which means that there is an influence of health education on increasing student knowledge about washing hands in SDN Canden II, Sambi District, Boyolali Regency. Health workers should improve their services more and provide counseling about good and proper hand washing especially to students, so that adolescents better understand and understand about how to wash hands properly and correctly.
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TY - CONF AU - Erinda Nur Pratiwi AU - Nila Astria AU - Erlyn Hapsari AU - Desy Widyastutik PY - 2020 DA - 2020/06/08 TI - Effect Health Education on Improvement Knowledge of Students Class III and IV About Hand Washing BT - The proceedings of the 2nd Bakti Tunas Husada-Health Science International Conference (BTH-HSIC 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 269 EP - 271 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.200523.065 DO - 10.2991/ahsr.k.200523.065 ID - Pratiwi2020 ER -