Ristrini Ristrini, Lulut Kusumawati, Bambang Wasito Tjipto



Background: The government effort to continuously increase the empowerment of community was held with the using of posyandu, namely posyandu revitalization. That strategy is hoped to increase knowledge of community on health efforts that has promotive, preventive, curative, and rehabilitative nature. The knowledge and positive behavior from community member on any health efforts that have been done by government and community in using posyandu/poskesdes can be influenced by factors namely individual characteristic, environment and active role of community figure in the health sector. Methods: Analysis scope that has been done was in the border of data in Riskesdas 2007 and the re-interview did not held to deeply review the variables in the Riskesdes 2007. Further have been done the analysis of correlation between that variables to know the using of posyandu/poskesdes with hygienic behavior. Results: Further analysis result about correlation between the using of posyandu/poskesdes on hygienic behavior of household member in Indonesia, there were 27.36% of household that using the service in posyandu/poskesdes. There were 62.5% household asserted that they did not need any service of posyandu/poskesdes, because such as there were not any household member who is sick, pregnantor have not any baby/children under five years old. The main reasons (outside there were not any person who need the service) to not using posyandu/poskesdes service was household characteristic. According to the area type, in the big city the reason "incompleteness of posyandu/poskesdes service in was more dominated, while in the village the main reason was the distance of service location. The not existence of posyandu/poskesdes was asserted as the reason to not using the service of posyandu/poskesdes with similar percentage between big city and village area. In overall the percentage of population above 10 years old who have proper behavior in the matter of BAB (Defecation) was 73. 8%, 26.2% have proper behavior on washing hand. and just 7.4% who have proper brushing the teeth. The household percentage who has hygienic behavior and using posyandu/poskesdes according the type of area (big city-village) just 3. 7% who has proper hygienic behavior. According to the expenditure level of household per capita indicated the higher of household expenditure and the higher of hygienic behavior percentage, both in BAB, washing hand and brushing the teeth. Therefore it is necessary to increase the health illummation to the community in the level of health from basic level, especially about good hygienic behavior, because during this time the community have been held the individual health activity but they have not yet has proper hygienic behavior, especially that related with proper washing hand, BAB and brushing the teeth.


Key words: use of posyandu/poskesdes, hygienic behavior, Research Heath Community Based (Riskesdas) 2007

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Buletin Penelitian Sistem Kesehatan (Bulletin of Health System Research, ISSN 1410-2935. e-ISSN 2354-8738) published by Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan Kesehatan, Kementerian Kesehatan Republik Indonesia

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