HUBUNGAN PENGETAHUAN DAN SIKAP SISWA TENTANG PERILAKU HIDUP BERSIH DAN SEHAT DENGAN UPAYA PENCEGAHAN DIARE DI SD NEGERI 060880 MEDAN

  • Magdalena Ginting Universitas Darma Agung
  • Putriyaningsih Putriyaningsih

Abstract

Knowledge and attitude become the basis for someone to behave. In elementary school students, many morbidity rates are caused by unhealthy behavior, one of the diseases that arise is diarrhea. The high rate of diarrhea morbidity in children in Medan is due to the knowledge and attitudes in implementing clean and healthy living habits. This study aims at analyzing the relationship between knowledge and attitudes of students about clean and healthy living behaviors with the prevention of diarrhea at SD Negeri 060880 Medan. This type of research is descriptive correlation. The population in this study is all students in grades IV and V, amounting to 59 people. The samples are 59 people and the sampling technique used is the total sample. Data analysis was done by using the chi-square test with α <0.05. Based on the results of the study, the p-value for the knowledge variable is p = 0.002, meaning that there is a relationship between knowledge and efforts to prevent diarrhea and the p-value for the attitude variable p = 0.003, meaning that there is a relationship between attitude and efforts to prevent diarrhea. This means that knowledge and attitudes play an important role in underlying students' behavior in terms of preventing diarrhea. Schools are expected to improve the health status of students by carrying out Students Activities Unit, properly using existing facilities, and increasing number of posters about washing hands properly. Students are expected to further increase their willingness, awareness, and ability to live healthy so that PHBS can be increased

Published
Sep 23, 2020
How to Cite
GINTING, Magdalena; PUTRIYANINGSIH, Putriyaningsih. HUBUNGAN PENGETAHUAN DAN SIKAP SISWA TENTANG PERILAKU HIDUP BERSIH DAN SEHAT DENGAN UPAYA PENCEGAHAN DIARE DI SD NEGERI 060880 MEDAN. JURNAL DARMA AGUNG HUSADA, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 2, p. 49-56, sep. 2020. ISSN 2656-7350. Available at: <https://jurnal.darmaagung.ac.id/index.php/darmaagunghusada/article/view/717>. Date accessed: 27 jan. 2021.
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