Vektora
Vol 8, No 2 (2016)

PEMANFAATAN INFORMASI IKLIM SEBAGAI SINYAL PERINGATAN DINI KASUS DBD DI BANJARBARU, KALIMANTAN SELATAN

Zubaidah, Tien (Unknown)
Ratodi, Muhamad (Unknown)
Marlinae, Lenie (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
25 Oct 2016

Abstract

Among the various types of disasters, diseases outbreaks were categorized as a non-natural disaster. Similar with natural disasters, non-natural disasters also requires an early warning mechanism to anticipate outbreaks that can cause human fatalities. One of them is Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF) and considered as a disease with potential outbreak. Therefore, DHF required an early warning mechanism as an important step for decreasing the numbers of DHF victims. The emerging of DHF closely related to climates which will affect the vectors behaviors and life cycle as well as the setting of human body physiology itself. The routine observation, recording and even climates prediction becomes very important to be done considering climate information has great potential in providing an awareness signal against DHF incidence. The purpose of this study was to encapsulate climate information which consists of rainfall, temperature and humidity and observe its influence on the DHF incidence of dengue in Banjarbaru during the period 2004-2013. This is a quantitative research with time trend ecological study as the research design. The path analysis is used to explain the causal relationships mechanism between variables. The analysis showed that rainfall has the most dominant influence on the DHF incidence in Banjarbaru during the period 2004-2013 and can be predicted that by the time the rainfall has reached the range of 275.4 mm - 359.1 mm, 83.3% - 86.3% humidity and 26,8°C - 27,4°C of air temperature then this condition can be perceived as a signal againts the rise of DHF occurrence rises that led into an outbreak in Banjarbaru.

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Journal Info

Abbrev

vk

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Subject

Public Health

Description

Vektora or Vector and Reservoir Diseases Journal published by the Center for Research and Development of Disease Vectors and Reservoir Salatiga (B2P2VRP). Vektora accept scientific journal articles about research findings, review the results of the research, methodology and new approaches in ...