prabowo, maldiningrat and kurniawan, betta (2016) The Impact of Knowledge to The Prevention of The Spread of Scabies Disease. Majority, 5 (2). pp. 63-68. ISSN 2337-3776


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Scabies is a disease caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis. Sarcoptes sabiei including Arthropod phylum, class Arachnida, order Ackarima, super family Sarcoptes. Scabies ranks three of the 12 most common skin disease. The prevalence of the disease scabies in Indonesia is around 6-27% of the general population and tend to be higher in children and adolescents. Factors that play a role in the transmission of this disease is low socioeconomic, poor personal hygiene, unsanitary environment, behavior that does not support health, population density, knowledge of the disease, and the prevention of disease. The most dominant factor is poverty and poor personal hygiene in developing countries are the ones most suffer from this scabies. The disease is quite common in some areas of Indonesia, its specialty is found in areas with poor sanitation. Hygiene is a behavior that should be taught in human life for the prevention of disease due to environmental influences and create environmental conditions that maintained their health. Keywords : knowledge, prevention, scabies

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RL Dermatology
Divisions: Fakultas Kedokteran (FK) > Prodi Pendidikan Dokter
Depositing User: Dr. dr Betta Kurniawan
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2017 12:14
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2017 12:14

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