The Relationships of Mosquito Habitat Existence and Patients Personal Protection of Malaria in District Merlung Tanjabbar Work Health Area in 2013

V.A Irmayanti Harahap, Erris .


One of infectious diseases in all developing countries is malaria. Malaria is an infectious disease caused by Plasmodium parasites that live and breed in human red blood cells. The spread of malaria caused by the persistence of the parasite as a source and as an intermediary Anopheles malaria transmission; changes in uncontrolled environments, the high mobility of the population of the region endemic and endemic areas; unhealthy people's behavior; limited accesss to health care one of them due Community Resources (HR) are not sufficient numbers of health, research objectives Knowing relationship where mosquito habitat and individual protection measures with the incidence of malaria in Puskesmas Merlung 2013. Cross-sectional design of a study in which the independent variables affect the dependent variables observed simultaneously at the same time, the population of the entire number as many as 15 331 households, a sample of 99 families with a simple random sampling technique sampling. Based on the research results There is a relationship between the presence of the incidence of malaria mosquito habitats in Puskesmas Merlung District of Tanjabbar in 2013, with p value 0.012 < (p = 0.05). There is a relationship between the protection of individuals with malaria incidence in Puskesmas Merlung in 2013, with a p value of 0.004 < (p = 0.05). Expected Conduct counseling about malaria as the cause of malaria, malaria symptoms, prevention of malaria and so forth, coordinate the health worker to perform Anopheles mosquito eradication efforts, health center staff in cooperation with the environment and public health workers in mosquito eradication activities, such as hoarding puddles, clean the bushes and grass around the house.

Keywords: Mosquito Habitat existence, Personal Protection with Genesis Malaria

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