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The Existence of Water Container as Risk Factor the Transmission of DHF in Palu, Central Sulawesi

Author(s): Junus Widjaja

Journal: Aspirator : Journal of Vector Borne Diseases Studies
ISSN 2085-4102

Volume: 3;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 82;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: dengue hemorrhagic fever | risk factor | container | Palu

During the period of three years (2003-2005) the number of dengue cases in Palu continues to increase, the number of cases in 2003 with 173 people with death ot 10 people (CFR 5.78%), in 2004 the number ofcasesfound among 210 people died (CFR 4.32%) and 2005 the number of cases found 627 people with 12 deaths (CFR2.21%). Objectives know the type, material and location conteiner as risk factors for the occurence of dengue in the city of Palu. The presence of mosquito breeding sites by species container buckets(OR=3.6 p=O.OO) and jars (OR=5.2 p=0.03), plastic materials (OR=1.7 p=O.Ol), state conteiner not closed (OR =0. 04 p=1.2) and location container in the house (OR=1.3 p= 0.01) were risk factors associated with the incidence of dengue in the city of Palu. Need extension 3M, an increase in the real role of DHF and soon formed a working group JUMANTIK in Palu.
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