Density of Aedes Aegypti Larvae Based on Knowledge, Attitude, and Action to Eradicate Mosquito Nest in Daya Market of Makassar City

Journal of Asian Multicultural Research for Medical and Health Science Study

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Title Density of Aedes Aegypti Larvae Based on Knowledge, Attitude, and Action to Eradicate Mosquito Nest in Daya Market of Makassar City
 
Creator Ariyanto, Ariyanto
Ibrahim, Erniwati
Syahribulan, Syahribulan
Ishak, Hasanuddin
Syamsuar, Syamsuar
Djajakusli, Rafael
 
Subject Larval Density
Aedes Aegypti
Knowledge
Attitude
Action
 
Description Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) is a disease caused by a dengue virus infection which is transmitted through the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito. To prevent the occurrence of dengue cases, it is necessary to eradicate mosquito nests. The market is one of the public places that has a risk of dengue transmission. This study aims to determine the density description of Aedes aegypti larvae based on the knowledge, attitudes and actions of cleaning managers, traders and visitors to Pasar Daya Makassar City. This type of research is descriptive observational. The research samples were cleaning managers, traders and visitors as well as containers at Pasar Daya and at the respondent's house. Sampling for respondents using purposive sampling method using inclusion and exclusion criteria. The results showed that the number of containers positive for ae.aegypti larvae in the Daya market was 34 containers with a container index value (CI) = 35.4% and the value of Density Figure (DF) 8 and the presence of Ae.aegypti larvae in the respondent's house (positive) amounting to (51.4%). At the level of knowledge of respondents in the poor category (68.6%), while the attitudes and actions of respondents in the poor category showed a high enough percentage, namely 65.7%, and (68.6%). Based on the results of this study, it can be concluded that the density of Aedes aegypti larvae in Pasar Daya Makassar City is in the high category.
 
Publisher Journal of Asian Multicultural Research for Medical and Health Science Study
 
Date 2020-11-11
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://amrsjournals.com/index.php/jamrmhss/article/view/52
10.47616/jamrmhss.v1i2.52
 
Source Journal of Asian Multicultural Research for Medical and Health Science Study; Vol. 1 No. 2 (2020): Journal of Asian Multicultural Research for Medical and Health Science Study; 84-93
2708-972X
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://amrsjournals.com/index.php/jamrmhss/article/view/52/40
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Journal of Asian Multicultural Research for Medical and Health Science Study
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/
 

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