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Studi Epidemiologi dan Gambaran Program Eliminasi Filariasis Limfatik di Kabupaten Bogor

Muhammad Nirwan, Upik Kesumawati Hadi, Susi Soviana, Surachmi Setyaningsih, Fadjar Satrija

Abstract: Filariasis is still a health problem in Bogor Regency. The discovery of filariasis sufferers hasgrowing during the year since 2004 until now with a total of 117 people. The mass prevention drugadministration program (POPM) has been implemented since 2015. This study aims to identify theepidemiological distribution of clinical filariasis sufferers and an overview of the achievement of filariasiselimination program in Bogor district. The research using descriptive design with a quantitative approach.The data in this study used secondary data from Bogor District Health Office and Bogor Central Bureau ofStatistics. Data were analyzed descriptively and identify differences and relationships between variablesused the chi-square test. The results of the study showed the epidemiological distribution of filariasis inBogor Regency with predominantly female patients (59.8%) and productive age (36-45 years). The resultsfrom chi-square test showed that there was a significant difference between the age groups and theincidence of filariasis from year to year with a P value (0.000) 0.05. The spread of filariasis tends to fluctuate and continues to increase (75%). The results of therelationship test showed that there was no significant relationship between the number of cases and the levelof family welfare with a P value (0.279)> 0.05. The implementation of POPM, both treatment outcomes andtreatment success rates, has exceeded the national target.Keywords: Epidemiology, Filariasis, POPM, Bogor, Indonesia
Keywords: success rates / Productive Age / POPM / inBogor Regency / andtreatment success / national target.Keywords / filariasiselimination program

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