Original Research Article
Year: 2019 | Month: January-March | Volume: 4 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 315-325
Factors Influence of Acute Respiratory Infection Incidence to Child Under Five Years in Timika Jaya Health Primary Mimika District
Endang Gainau1, A.L. Rantetampang2, Arry Pongtiku3, Anwar Mallongi4
1Magister Program of Public Health, Faculty of Public Health, Cenderawasih University, Jayapura.
2,3Lecturer of Master Program in Public Health. Faculty of Public Health, Cenderawasih University, Jayapura
4Environmental Health Department, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University, Makassar.
Corresponding Author: Anwar Mallongi
Background: Acute Respiratory Infection is a health problem that can cause death in infants. Various factors are caused by age of children under five, nutritional status, immunization status, education, ventilator, smoking habits in the home and the use of mosquito repellent.
Objective of the study: Evaluate what factors are related to the incidence of ARI in Timika Jaya Health Center, Mimika District, Papua Province.
Research Methods: Descriptive analytical cross sectional study design. The population of all under-fives and a sample of 79 under-fives was random sampling. Data were obtained using a questionnaire and analyzed using chi square and regression binary logistic.
Results: Factors related to the incidence of ARI in infants at Timika Jaya Community Health Center were nutritional status (p-value = 0,000; RP = 5,471; CI95% = (3,022 - 9,904), status of immunization of infants (p-value = 0,001; RP = 2,992; CI95 % = (1,633 - 5,481), maternal education (p-value = 0,019; RP = 2,318; CI95% = (1,221 - 4,402), ventilation area (p-value = 0,000; Rp = 0,048; CI95% = (0, 012 - 0.188), as soon as the kitchen (p-value = 0.007; RP = 2,594; CI95% = (1,375 - 4,896), habit of using mosquito repellent (p-value = 0,000; Rp = 4,642; CI95% = (2,600 - 8,285 ) ARI for toddlers in Timika Jaya Community Health Center is under five years old (p-value = 0.208; RP = 1,944; CI95% = (0, 973 - 3,884). Compilation, immediate kitchen and habit of using mosquito repellent.
Keywords: Acute, Respiratory, Infection, Child