Relationship among Same House Contact with Tuberculosis Patients with Associated Risk Factors in East Aceh Regency
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- Risk factors, same house, TB patient, transmission of TB
Tuberculosis (TB) is a public health problem with global challenges. Several risk factors play role in the incidence of TB transmission in same house contact TB patient. In East Aceh Regency, pulmonary TB cases increased from 210 (36.4%) cases in 2010 to 236 (40.9%) cases in 2011. Aim of the study is to identify the correlation between some risk factors with TB transmission in same house contact TB patient in East Aceh Regency. The study method is cross sectional. There were 140 respondents consist of family members who living in same house with TB patient. Data were obtained from interviews, examination of sputum, examination of lung radiology and Mantoux tests. The results showed 9 persons (6.4%) with AFB positive, 7 persons (5.0%) with TB positive from radiology and 13 persons (9.3%) with Mantoux tests positive. Out of 18 respondents < 15 years old, only 1 person who received BCG vaccination. The analysis found there are correlation between age < 15 years old (p = 0.0001), poor knowledge (p = 0.0001) and poor nutritional status (p = 0.002) with transmission of TB. Some respondents (<15 years old) slept in same room had very closed contact with TB patients. Poor knowledge about TB also affects the transmission. While the nutritional status most probably due to low capabilities of purchasing basic food. Overall transmission of TB occurs in 29 persons (12.9%) and associated risk factors are age <15 years, old, poor knowledge and poor nutritional status.
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TY - CONF AU - Sasilia Sasilia AU - Z. Amir AU - T.A. Nasution AU - D.N. Santi PY - 2016/12 DA - 2016/12 TI - Relationship among Same House Contact with Tuberculosis Patients with Associated Risk Factors in East Aceh Regency BT - Proceedings of the 1st Public Health International Conference (PHICo 2016) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 330 EP - 334 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/phico-16.2017.64 DO - 10.2991/phico-16.2017.64 ID - Sasilia2016/12 ER -