Relationship between sanitation hygiene and health care with healthy family security of the family of smokers at berastagi subdistrict

Nurmaini Nurmaini, Etti Sudaryati

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Healthy family security means the strength and the ability of a family to meet health needs and to be free from health problems. The health problem itself is various and numerous, especially related to sanitation hygiene and health care. AIM: This research aims at analysing the relationship between sanitation hygiene and health care with healthy family security of the family of smokers. METHODS: It involved 120 families of smokers living at Berastagi Subdistrict, North Sumatera Province, Indonesia, as the sample of the research. Data collection was done by doing observation and interview with a structured questionnaire instrument. Weight and height of the family members of the smokers were recorded as the measurement of nutrition status as well as health status for the measurement of healthy family security. RESULTS: The research found that there was a significant relationship between sanitation hygiene and health care with healthy family security. CONCLUSION: The research concluded that sanitation hygiene and health care performed by the family of smokers could increase healthy family security.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2874-2878
Number of pages5
JournalOpen Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences
Volume7
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sept 2019
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Health care
  • Healthy family security
  • Hygiene sanitation
  • Smoker

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