The Correlation Between Healthy Latrines With The Occurrence Of Diarrhea Towards Community In Cicalengka Kulon Village, Sub District Of Cicalengka, Bandung Regency
Kurniawati, Ratna Dian
Malik, M. Iqbal Abdul
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Healthy latrines is an excreta disposal facilities to break the chain of transmission of diseases, one of them is diarrhea. Most patients with diarrhea in Bandung Regency were from the region of Puskesmas Cicalengka that was approximately about 3975 people in 2014 with the biggest incidents in Cicalengka Kulon village as many as 615 people. The purposes of the research were to determine the distribution of healthy latrines community in Cicalengka Kulon Village area, to determine the incidence of diarrhea in the community in Cicalengka Kulon Village area, and to determine whether there is a correlation between healthy latrines with the occurrence of diarrhea in Cicalengka kulon village, sub district of Cicalengka, Bandung Regency, which belong to the working area of Puskesmas Cicalengka. This study was an analytic survey with cross sectional approach. The populations in this study were the residents of Cicalengka village of Cicalengka Kulon District of Bandung Regency, comprising of 2298 households. The researchers took samples from 96 respondents from Cicalengka Kulon villages. The sampling was done by using stratified random sampling. The results showed some conclusions about the correlation between healthy latrines with the incidence of diarrhea towards the community in Cicalengka Kulon Village, Sub District of Cicalengka Kulon, Bandung Regency in 2015. There were a small percentage of respondents who had latrines that were qualified as healthy latrines, almost all of the respondents had experienced diarrhea, and there was a correlation between healthy latrines with diarrhea towards the community in Cicalengka Kulon Village, Sub District of Cicalengka Kulon, Bandung Regency 2015. Furthermore, the odds ratio value was 8, which meant that community with no healthy latrines would have 8 times greater risk of experiencing the incidence of diarrhea. Based on the result, the community needed to have the training about basic sanitation, promotion of clean and healthy lifestyle, and environmental sanitation to the community to increase the coverage of basic sanitation latrines, particularly to promote health qualifications and to prevent diarrhea in the community.