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Original Research Article

Year: 2019 | Month: January-March | Volume: 4 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 88-99

The Factors Influencing Defecation Behavior in Toilet Pasca Community Led Total Sanitation at Wamesa Sub District Manokwari Selatan District

Fritje Linggar1, A.L. Rantetampang2, Rosmin Tingginehe3, Anwar Mallongi4

1Magister Program of Public Health, Faculty of Public Health, Cenderawasih University, Jayapura.
2,3Lecturer of Postgraduate Program. Faculty of Public Health, Cenderawasih University, Jayapura
4Environmental Health Department, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University, Makassar

Corresponding Author: Fritje Linggar


Background: Community-based total sanitation is a new approach and paradigm of sanitation development, among others, changing defecation behavior in latrines, but found various factors of defecation behavior in latrines including education, knowledge, attitudes, officer roles, government roles, cadre roles and community participation.
Objective: To find out the factors that influence defecation behavior in community led total sanitation of Wamesa Village, South Manokwari District after Community Led Total Sanitation
Research Method: Analytical with cross sectional study design. The population is the entire community in Wamesa Village, South Manokwari District, Manokwari Regency in September - October of 2018 and population is chief of family as much 73 family and samples is 73 people (total population). Data approach using a questionnaire and analyzed using chi square test and logistic binary regression.
Results: Factors that influence the defecation behavior in after community led total sanitation in Wamesa District, South Manokwari District are knowledge (p-value 0.014; RP = 2.496; CI95% (1,280-4,867), attitudes (p-value 0.010; RP = 2.605; CI95% (1,389 - 4,888), the role of health workers (p-value 0,000; RP = 3,445; CI95% (1,809 - 6,561), the role of government (p-value 0,000; RP = 4,421; CI95% (2,298 - 8,504 ), the role of cadres (p-value 0,000; RP = 4,643; CI95% (2,323 - 9,279) and community participation (p-value 0,000; RP = 7,350; CI95% (3,104-17,406), while factors that do not influence CHAPTER in the toilet for the community after the community led total sanitation in Wamesa Village, South Manokwari District was education (p-value 0.220; Rp. 1.666; CI95% (0.842 - 3.290). The dominant factors that affected BAB behavior in the community after community led total sanitation in Wamesa Village South Manokwari District is participation and knowledge.

Keywords: Behavior, Defecation, Toilet, After Community Led Total Sanitation

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