Efektifitas Pendidikan Kesehatan Tentang Mencuci Tangan Dan Pembuangan Tinja Terhadap Perilaku Pencegahan Penyakit Diare Pasca Banjir Di Daerah Pesisir Sungai Siak Pekanbaru

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This study aims to determine the effectiveness of health education about hand washing and disposal of feces on the behavior of post-flood prevention of diarhea diseases in the Siak suangai pekanbaru. The design of this study was Quasi Experimental approaches Randomized Non Pre- Post test Control Design are divided into intervention and control group. The study was conducted in patients who come to Puskesmsa Karya Wanita Pekanbaru with a previous history of diarrhea. Total sample of 30 people, with 15 people the intervention and 15 control group with the technique ofpurposive sampling. Measuring instruments in the form of a questionnaire with 10 questions. In the intervention group were given health education about hand washing and disposal of feces in preventing diarrhea. The analysis used univariate and bivariate analyzes were by t test. The results showed a difference in mean scores significant knowledge between the experimental group after being given health education control group with p = 0.000 (p <0.05). The analysis also found that there is an increase in knowledge score given before and after health education in the intervention group with p = 0.000 (p <0.05). It was concluded that health education is effective against diarhea disease prevention behaviors. Health education can be used as an intervention to shape the behavior of diarrhea disease prevention.



diarrhea, health education, hand washing, disposal of feces