Journal of Health (JoH)
Vol 2 No 1 (2015): Journal of Health - January 2015

Persentase Pediculosis capitis pada Anak Usia 9-12 Tahun di RW XI Kampung Gampingan Kota Yogyakarta

Nurlaili Farida Muhajir (D3 Analis Kesehatan STIKes Guna Bangsa Yogyakarta)
Desto Arisandi (D3 Analis Kesehatan STIKes Guna Bangsa Yogyakarta)
Yuliana Prasetyaningsih (D3 Analis Kesehatan STIKes Guna Bangsa Yogyakarta)

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Publish Date
31 Jan 2015


Background : Pediculosis capitis disease can be found all over the world without the restrictions of age, gender, race, economic status, and social status. Pediculosis capitis mainly affects young children and quickly spread in a dense environment such as dorm, orphanages, large cities and densely populated elementary school with bad hygiene, such behavior is rarely clean the hair. Factors that can help spread Pediculus humanus capitis infestation is socio-economic factors, level of knowledge, personal hygiene, environment, and individual characteristics (age, hair length, and hair type). Methods : This was descriptive study. The population in this study was children who were stayed in kampung Gampingan kota Yoyakarta. Sample was taken by purposive sampling with criteria of inclusion and exclusion. The instrument used laboratory examination about Pediculus humanus capitis with direct examination. Analysis of data used univariate analysis. Result & Conclusion : Pediculosis capitis children who have age 9-12 years in Kampung Gampingan RW XI Yogyakarta was 86.84%.

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Journal of Health (JoH) (p-ISSN 2355-8857 | e-ISSN 2407-6376) publishes research articles, conceptual articles, reports field studies (See Focus and Scope). The articles of this journal are published every six months, that is on January and July (2 issues per year), and published by the Lembaga ...