Survey of Puree Users without Smoking History of Households in Kosebo Village, Angata District, Konawe Selatan District
Keywords:Puree, Knowledge, User History, Tradition, Income
“Puree” in the local language is a process of concocting or mixing tobacco and whiting, finally forming a
black paste and then rubbing it on the lips, the user. “Me puree” in local language terms is using “Puree”.
The purpose of this study was to determine the survey of Puree Users with no smoking history among
housewives in Kosebo Village, Angata District, South Konawe Regency in 2019. This research method used
a descriptive method, carried out in Kasebo Village, Angata District, South Konawe Regency. The population
of all housewives was 203. The sampling technique used was proportional random sampling, and obtained a
number of 54 respondents. The results of the research after analyzing the frequency distribution showed that
the respondents’ knowledge was lacking, the history of using “puree” was sufficient, the tradition of “puree”
users was good, the income of “Puree” users was less and the previous disease history of “puree” users was
less. It is recommended that a primitive program to provide public health education by conducting outreach
to identify risk factors that can increase the incidence of both smokeless and smoked tobacco use.
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