Fulfilment of personal hygiene is needed for individual comfort, safety, and health. Personal hygiene needs are needed both healthy people and sick people. Personal hygiene practices aim to improve health where the skin is the body's first defence line against infection. This study aims to explain the factors associated with personal hygiene behaviour on the crew at PT Salam Pacific Indonesia Lines Surabaya. This study used a correlational study design with a cross sectional approach. The population in this study was the crew of the ship PT Salam Pacific Indonesia Lines that docked at the Port of Tanjung Perak Surabaya as many as 7 ships with a total sample of 104 respondents. The independent variables measured included knowledge, attitudes, infrastructure and friend support, and the dependent variable measured was personal hygiene behaviour. Research data collection using an instrument in the form of a questionnaire after this was analysed with the Spearman rank statistical test. The results of this study indicate that the level of knowledge has an insignificant relationship (p = 0.876) with personal hygiene behaviour, attitudes have insignificant relationship (p = 0.114) with personal hygiene behaviour, infrastructure has an insignificant relationship (p = 0,280) with personal hygiene behaviour, and friend support have insignificant relationship (p = 0,121) with personal hygiene behaviour. There was no dominant factor in personal hygiene behaviour on the crew at PT SPIL Surabaya.
- Crew members
- Facilities and infrastructure
- Friend support
- Personal hygiene