Bivariate Analysis to Determine the Relationship of Behavior, Attitude, and Knowledge of Mother as Well as Information Exposure to the Occurrence of Pneumonia in Toddlers
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- Behavior, Attitude, Knowledge, Pneumonia
Pneumonia is the leading cause of child mortality in the world. This disease accounts for 16% of all deaths of children under 5 years of age, which causes death in 920,136 toddlers, or more than 2,500 per day, or an estimated 2 toddlers die every minute in 2015. This study aims to determine the relationship between the incidence of pneumonia in infants in Cilegon city caused by behavior, attitudes, knowledge of mothers and information exposure. The population and sample in this study were mothers who had toddlers scattered in 8 Puskesmas in Cilegon city as many as 366 respondents. The method used is quantitative method with design cross-sectional. Data collection was carried out by surveying the researcher conducting direct interviews with respondents using a questionnaire. The results of the study obtained the following data; Toddlers who have pneumonia are 97 Toddlers or 26.5%, almost all 94.5% Mothers have good knowledge about Pneumonia, 46.7% of mothers have sufficient behavior and 49.5% of mothers have sufficient attitude and more than half of the 70.2% of mothers have not been exposed to information about pneumonia. Bivariate results found that attitudes and information exposure have a significant relationship to the incidence of pneumonia, whereas behavior and knowledge do not have a significant relationship to the incidence of pneumonia in toddlers in Cilegon city. From the results of this study, it is expected that the Health Office of in Cilegon city can improve socialization and counseling about pneumonia through collaboration with relevant agencies so that it can improve the degree of public health.
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TY - CONF AU - Jumiati AU - Qonita PY - 2020 DA - 2020/07/24 TI - Bivariate Analysis to Determine the Relationship of Behavior, Attitude, and Knowledge of Mother as Well as Information Exposure to the Occurrence of Pneumonia in Toddlers BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Science, Health, Economics, Education and Technology (ICoSHEET 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 385 EP - 388 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.200723.097 DO - 10.2991/ahsr.k.200723.097 ID - 2020 ER -