HUBUNGAN ANTARA TINGKAT PENGETAHUAN ORANG TUA TENTANG DEMAM BERDARAH DAN KEJADIAN DEMAM BERDARAH DI PUSKESMAS NGORESAN KECAMATAN JEBRES SURAKARTA
Basuki, Sri Wahyu
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Haemorrhagic dengue fever is one of public health problems which number of patients are tend to increase. Many cases of dengue fever occurred in the working area of Ngoresan Health Centre, Jebres, Surakarta. Good knowledge of dengue not always give impetus to the prevention of dengue, therefore, giving clear and correct information about dengue can be one of preventive methods. The aim of this study was to know the correlation between level of parental knowledge about haemorrhagic dengue fever and haemorrhagic dengue fever incidence at Ngoresan Health Centre, Jebres, Surakarta. This study used survey research with cross sectional design. Respondents of this research were 123 parents with accidental sampling technique. To determine the correlation between knowledge variables and incidence of haemorrhagic dengue fever used alternative Chi-square test which was KolmogorovSmirnov test with SPSS 16. Result of this research showed that parents who had moderate knowledge were 69 people (54.76%), parents who had good knowledge were 48 people (38.40%) and parents with low knowledge were 9 persons (7.14%). This research conclude that there was significant correlation between level of parental knowledge about Haemorrhagic Dengue Fever and Haemorrhagic Dengue Fever incidence in Ngoresan Healt Centre, Jebres, Surakarta.