POLA PENYEBAB KEMATIAN DI KOTA AMBON TAHUN 2010–2012 (Pattern of Cause of Death (COD) in Ambon 2010–2012)

Eva Sulistiowati, Dina Bisara Lolong, Lamria Pangaribuan, Sri Mardikani N


Background: Cause of death statistics is one of the key indicators to describe the health status of a population and it is important for health planners or policy makers of a country. Cause of Death Information Form we called FKPK is an instrument for recording causes of death using the criteria of the International Classification of Diseases-10 (ICD-10) which can be used directly by the examining or a treating physician deceased before dying and recommended by WHO. The purpose of writing this article to see the pattern of causes of death in Ambon during 2010–2012 and saw the cause of the trend pattern of deaths each year. Methods:The methods is a descriptive research using cause of death (COD) data collected in Ambon 2010-2012 using tools FKPK collected from 22 health centers and 9 hospitals. The population was residents who died in Ambon at 2010–2012. The research sample included all deaths that occurred in the population of Ambon in 2010–2012. Results: the pattern of causes of death in Ambon City is dominated by non-communicable diseases (NCD) and the highest infectious diseases death is pulmonary tuberculosis. The high non-communicable occurs in many early age and the elderly, so it is necessary to establish posbindu elderly or posbindu NCD in Ambon city, as well as the need to increase the emphasis on health promotion Clean and Healthy Behavior.


cause of death (COD); Ambon


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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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