AWARENESS AND BARRIERS TO TB DOTS PROGRAM IN SELECTED COMMUNITY IN INDONESIA: BASIS FOR INFORMATION DISSEMINATION CAMPAIGN MATERIAL

Prasetyo, Wijar and Valesteros, Liwayway T (2016) AWARENESS AND BARRIERS TO TB DOTS PROGRAM IN SELECTED COMMUNITY IN INDONESIA: BASIS FOR INFORMATION DISSEMINATION CAMPAIGN MATERIAL. In: The Proceeding of 7th International Nursing Conference: Global Nursing Challenges in The Free Trade Era, 8-9 April 2016, Surabaya.

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Abstract

ABSTRACT Background.Tuberculosis gets a priority attention in the world. The patients’ non-compliance with TB-DOTS included lack of the treatment knowledge. The objective of this study was conducted to determine the relationship of awareness and barriers in participants at the Dawarblandong Community Health Center, Mojokerto, Indonesia. Method.Descriptive correlation study was used. The participants were 34 patients who have not taken their anti-TB medication for a period of one month, failed and defaulted treatment based on the patients’ medical records from January 1st to December 31st 2013. Statistical data treatment used Pearson r. Result. The study showed that majority of the participants have low awareness on tuberculosis disease 20 (59%); most noteworthy was that most of them were unaware of the tuberculosis management 24 (71%). As regards to the barriers in terms of awareness revealed lack of information on how to prevent of disease, and lack of understanding about tuberculosis itself were the primary reasons. With regards to tuberculosis management, the barriers’ perceived were the long lines at the health center, works, the feeling of shame and financial constraints. Pearson r test revealed a negative significant relationship exists between level of awareness and perceived barriers in term of tuberculosis disease and tuberculosis management (r = - 0.734). Conclusion. It implies that lack of understanding due to unawareness would increase the perceived barrier to comply in tuberculosis treatment. The findings form the basis of designing an information dissemination campaign about Tuberculosis and the government’s TB-DOTS program. Key words: awareness, barrier, campaign

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: Dimas Dwi Arbi
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2016 08:01
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2016 00:52
URI: http://eprints.ners.unair.ac.id/id/eprint/197

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