Jurnal Manajemen Pelayanan Kesehatan
Vol 14, No 01 (2011)

HUBUNGAN AKSES AIR BERSIH DENGAN PERILAKU CUCI TANGAN PAKAI SABUN PADA RUMAH TANGGA YANG MEMPUNYAI BALITA DI INDONESIA

Sopacua, Evie (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
11 Dec 2013

Abstract

Background: Washing hands with soap on right a time is aneffort to change bad attitudes which does not support theexpected health’s status. Washing hands with soap couldn’tsucceeded if there was not clean water access. This analysispurposed to know the relation between clean water accesswith washing hands with soap’s attitudes on household withchildren under 5 years based on region’s type in Indonesia.Method: This analysis used chi-square’s and log-regression’stest with Riskesdas 2007 data as analysis units. It showedthat 243.396 children under 5 years on 104.109 urban’shouseholds and 139.287 rural’s households.Result: The result showed that the clean water access 90%either in urban or rural was good, but the attitude washinghands with soap were still low, under 60%. Chi-square testshowed there was a relation between the clean water accessand the outcome level with washing hands with soap’s attitude.Log-regression test showed that tended based on the outcomelevel in avarege and poor households, and did not differsbetween urban and rural.Conclusion: There were relations between the clean wateraccess and outcome levels with washing hands with soap.Washing hands with soap ‘s attitude with clean water or notstill on the low level, either on urban or rural. Household withpoor economic’s and avarege’s status tended to low washinghands with soap’s attitude againts the wealthy one. This studyrecommended to improve health’s education to all community,to understand the importance of washing hands with soapusing clean water for all activities, especially before eating,before preparing the food, after loosen the bowels/babies’care, and after holding the animals.Keywords: clean water access, washing hands with soap,household with children under 5 years

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