• Ganda Sigalingging Universitas Darma Agung
  • Selli Dosriani Sitopu Universitas Darma Agung
  • Dita Wiranti Daeli Universitas Darma Agung


Introduction: Worming is a disease that is still a public health problem. Poor hygiene or dirty environment can be one factor that can facilitate the spread of worm infections. This has an impact on children's development, both physical, mental, intellectual intelligence. The purpose of the study was to analyze students' knowledge by preventing worms in students of SDN 076714 Hiliwaito, West Mandrehe District, West Nias Regency.Methods: This  analytical survey research  cross sectional approach. Sixty three students were involved as the population in this  research. This research  used total sampling techniq where in the number of sample equals to the number of population. In  analyzing the data, chi-square  test was  used.Results: The results showed that students' knowledge was less by 41.3% and did not prevent by 60.3% with the statistical test results there was a relationship  knowledge and prevention of  worms in students with pvalue of 0,000  Conclusion: There is correlation of knowledge of students with prevention of worms at SDN 076714 hiliwaito. To the school, to be more active in promoting clean and healthy living behavior both individuals and the school environment in an effort to prevent intestinal worms in children.

Oct 8, 2019
How to Cite
SIGALINGGING, Ganda; SITOPU, Selli Dosriani; DAELI, Dita Wiranti. PENGETAHUAN TENTANG CACINGAN DAN UPAYA PENCEGAHAN KECACINGAN. JURNAL DARMA AGUNG HUSADA, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 2, p. 96-104, oct. 2019. ISSN 2656-7350. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 21 sep. 2020.