HUBUNGAN ANTARA PENGETAHUAN LANSIA TENTANG POSYANDU LANSIA DENGAN FREKUENSI KUNJUNGAN LANSIA KE POSYANDU LANSIA DI WILAYAH KERJA PUSKESMAS KEMUSU II KABUPATEN BOYOLALI TAHUN 2007

Rusdiyanto dan Arita Murwani

Jurnal

Nursing

Profesi Ners

knowledge geriatric, visit frequency.

2009

Abstract

Background: The advance science and technological in health area, number of residents Geriatric in Indonesia increasingly increases and so do in Wilayah job (activity Clinic of Kemusu II. By growing of the geriatric resident in Wilayah job (activity clinic Kemusu II so that Posyandu clinic the numbers increases many, though have been available many Posyandu but geriatric is paying a visit to Posyandu still low. Purpose Of Research: to know the relation of knowledge of geriatric with elderly frequency in its(the visit to neighborhood health center geriatric in job(activity region clinic of Kemusu II, knows of knowledge geriatric about neighborhood health center geriatric and knows of visit frequency geriatric to neighborhood health geriatric center.

 

Methods: this research uses correlation descriptive that is research explaining between independent variables and dependent variables with method survey approach Cross-sectional. Independent variable is knowledge of geriatric about neighborhood health center geriatric and dependent variables is visit frequency geriatric to neighborhood health center. Data is taken by using questionnaire. Statistic test applied by correlation Spearman Rank (Rho), with level significant 5 %. Sample of the research is 74 responders.

 

Result of research: Knowledge of geriatric about neighborhood health center geriatric which is low ( score 1-3) counted 5 responder ( 6,8%), geriatric which medium is knowledgeable ( score 4-7) 33 responders ( 44,6%), and geriatric which knowledgeable of height ( score 8-10 times) 36 respon

0000ders ( 48,6 %). Visit frequency out of 74 responders 52,7 % is categorized sometime ( 2-4 times), have never ( 0-1 times) counted 9 responder ( 12,2%) and always ( 5-6 times) 26 responders ( 35,2 %). Conclusion: There is relation between knowledge of geriatric about neighborhood health center geriatric with visit frequency geriatric to neighborhood health center geriatric in job(activity region clinic of Kemusu II Sub-province Boyolali posed at with result of correlation analysis Spearman Rank 0,393 and p-value 0,001.