Pesticide is all chemical substances or other materials and microorganisms and virus. Pesticides can cause negative effects to human health and environment. One of the impact of pesticides exposure is changing levels of hemoglobin (Hb). This study aimed to analyze The Decreasing Of Hemoglobin Level at Farmers in Exposure Of Organophosphate Pesticides at Torongrejo Village Junrejo Subdistrict Batu City Indonesia.This study method was observational analytic with cross sectional design. The sampling technique used simple random sampling. The population were farmers of Torongrejo Village Junrejo Subdistrict Batu City with total sample about 32 respondents. The data obtained by hemoglobin examination, interview and observation. The result of Hemoglobin examination showed that normal Hemoglobin were 17 respondents (53.1%) and abnormal Hemoglobin were 15 respondents (46,9 %). The study result of the variables, completeness of personal protective equipment, lenght of spraying, pesticides toxicity and pesticides dosage, have no relationship with levels of hemoglobin (hb) changing. It can be concluded that there was no relationship Decreasing Hemoglobin Level at Vegetable Farmers in Exposure of Organophosphate Pesticide, Torongrejo Village, Junrejo Subdistrict, Batu City, Indonesia. It is suggested to conduct training or counseling about pesticide usage, poisoning signs of pesticide, and personal protective equipment usage.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|
- Levels of hemoglobin (Hb)
- Pesticide organofosfat