Author : Dolfi Buluran*, Faleryn Florence Sahuleka, Ingkan Tirsia Hebber
Immunization is a way to prevent certain diseases that can be prevented through basic immunization that is hepatitis B, tuberculosis, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, polio, and measles. Achievement of immunization programs at the community health center pitu tobelo district from January to December 2017 it has not reached 95 percent. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between mother knowledge and attitude towards complete basic immunization in infants in the working area of community health centers pitu central tobelo district. The research uses a quantitative method with a cross sectional approach. Data was taken with techniques cluster sampling on 73 respondents using a questionnaire and chi square data analysis with significance level α= 0,05. The result of the analysis chi square shows that there is no relationship between knowledge give immunization with a calculated X value of 1,82 smaller than X tables with values of p=0,166. And the relationship between mother attitude towards complete basic immunization with a calculated X value of 43,85 is a greater than X tables with a value of 0,000. From the result of the study obtained 0,166 it has proven that H0 was accepted and Ha was rejected. And obtained p=0,000 this has proven that H0 was rejected and Ha was accepted. Conclusion from the results of this study shows that there is no relationship between knowledge variables on complete basic immunization, and there is a relationship between attitude variables towards complete basic immunization. This is expected for health workers to be more effective in conducting counseling about base complete immunization. Key words: Immunization, Knowledge, Attitude, Complete Basic Immunization.
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD