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FAKTOR-FAKTOR SOSIAL BUDAYA YANG MELATARBELAKANGI RENDAHNYA CAKUPAN PENDERITA TUBERKULOSIS (TB) PARU DI PUSKESMAS PADANG KANDIS, KECAMATAN GUGUK KABUPATEN 50 KOTA (PROVINSI SUMATERA BARAT)

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Author(s): Yulfira Media

Journal: Bulletin of Health Research
ISSN 0125-9695

Volume: 39;
Issue: 3 Sep;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: socio-cultural | discovery of patients | tuberculosis

ABSTRACT
Tuberculosis (TB) Pulmonary is still one of the major health problems in Indonesia, and included in the province of West Sumatra. Many efforts has been conducted to outcome the problem, one of them is the DOTS strategy. From the results of countermeasures that have been implemented was the scope of the discovery of the TB patients are expected to 70% in Year 2009 in West Sumatra Province can only be achieved 48.8%. The study of socio-cultural factors underlying the low coverage of the discovery of pulmonary TB patients have been conducted in the region of Padang Kandis health centers, Guguk Subdistrict, District 50 City. This study uses a qualitative approach, and data collection techniques used were Focus Group Discussions (FGD) and in-depth interviews. The results showed that some socio-cultural aspects that are considered related to the low coverage of the discovery of patients with pulmonary TB are the economic aspects, education/knowledge, perceptions, habits and beliefs as well as access to health services. Knowledge and awareness in the prevention of pulmonary TB disease is still lacking. Some people still have the perception that the diseases associated with pulmonary TB supernatural power, and includes diseases that are considered shameful.
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