Relationship between Temperature and Behavior with Pulmonary TB Incidence in Women in the Banyu Urip Health Center Surabaya, Indonesia

Authors

  • Fenti Nur Aini Amallia1 , Retno Adriyani1

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10517

Keywords:

Temperaure, behavior, pulmonary TB

Abstract

Tuberculosis was a one of infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The transmission of

this disease was influenced by environmental factors and poor behaviour. Based on observation result, the

working area of Banyu Urip Health Center was a densely populated area. The purpose of this research was

to analyze the house physical quality and behaviour with pulmonary TB incidence in women at the working

area of Banyu urip health center.

This research was observational analytic research with case control study design. The data analysis was

using chi square test. The sample was taken by simple random sampling of 30 houses with pulmonary TB

patients and 30 house with no pulmonary TB patients. The data collection was using questionnaire, house

physical quality measurement was using observation sheets. The result of the study indicate that temperature

and behavior have a significant relationship with the existence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in house air

(p<0,05).

The conclusion based on chi square test was bedroom temperature and behavior have a relationship with

pulmonary TB incidence in women at the working area of Banyu urip health center 2018. The communities

were expected to maintain their house physical quality by maintaining the cleanliness of the house and

increasing ventilation to facilitate air circulation in the house.

Author Biography

Fenti Nur Aini Amallia1 , Retno Adriyani1

1 Department of Environmental Health, Public Health Faculty, Airlangga, University, 60115,

Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Fenti Nur Aini Amallia1 , Retno Adriyani1. (2020). Relationship between Temperature and Behavior with Pulmonary TB Incidence in Women in the Banyu Urip Health Center Surabaya, Indonesia. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 1081-1086. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10517