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Association between Environmental Factors and Incidence of Diarrhea Among Toddlers in the Working Area of Ambal I Health Center, Kebumen, Center of Java, Indonesia

Journal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.7, No. 4)

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Page : 206-214

Keywords : environment; diarrhea; toddler; Health Center;

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About 1.7 billion children suffer from diarrhea and diarrhea causes 525,000 toddlers died each year. In 2021 diarrhea in toddlers as much as 34.2% of 357 cases of diarrhea, and in the work area of Ambal 1health center for the last 3 years cases of diarrhea in toddlers have not shown a decrease The purpose of this study was to determine the association between environmental factors and the incidence of diarrhea in toddler in the working area of Ambal I Health Center in 2022. This type of research was analytic observational with a cross sectional approach. The population in this study were toddlers aged 12-59 months who lived in the working area of Ambal I Health Center, Ambal District, Kebumen Regency in 2022. The number of samples taken was 67 samples using the proportional random sampling method. The association test was carried out using the Chi-Square test. The results of this study indicate that there were no significant association between clean water sources (p=0.220), faecal disposal facilities (p=0.717), waste water disposal facilities (p=0.103), waste disposal facilities (p=0.683) and the type of floor of the house (p=0.610) with the incidence of diarrhea in toddler. Environmental factors are not related to the incidence of toddler diarrhea in the working area of Ambal I Health Center, Kebumen ,Center of Java, Indonesia in 2022

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