Wardani, Dyah Wulan and Wahono, Endro Prasetyo (2019) Spatial Analysis of Tuberculosis Patients’ Health Access in Bandar Lampung. In: ICENIS 2019, 7 - 8 August 2019, Semarang Indonesia.

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Abstract

Social determinants inequality cause different risk factors of tuberculosis (TB), including health access. Bandar Lampung is a city in Lampung province with highest prevalence of TB. Moreover, TB patients in the city have low social determinants. This research aimed to identify health access of TB patients in Bandar Lampung. This research was cross sectional study which involved four community health centers which have conducted Directly Observed Treatment Shortcourse (DOTS) strategy. Population of this research was smear positive TB patients in 2016 which recorded in the study site. Sample of this research was 255. Variable of this research was distance of samples’ residences to health services which represented by straight-line of samples’ residence geographical coordinate to health services. Data was collected through Geographical Positioning System and then analyzed using buffering analysis and visualizing by Geographical Information System. The results showed that more than 50% of samples have a short distance (< 1 kilometer) to health services. Based on the results, although most of TB patients in Bandar Lampung have low social determinants, but they have good access to health services. Moreover, health access of TB patients can be used to support TB control program, including decreasing incidence of TB.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Fakultas Kedokteran (FK) > Prodi Pendidikan Dokter
Depositing User: Dr. Dyah Wulan S.R. Wardani
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2019 03:42
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2019 03:42
URI: http://repository.lppm.unila.ac.id/id/eprint/16310

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