Author : Astri Abdul Rahman*, Alexander O. Maengkom, Helti Candra Petrus
Tuberculosis is a chronic infectious disease caused by bacteria transmitted (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). Germs are usually entered into the human body through the air (breathing) into the lungs, then spread from the lungs to other organs through the bloodstream, namely: the lymph nodes, respiratory or direct spread to other organs. Knowledge is essentially all known to man regarding a particular object that is a repertoire of mental wealth obtained through rational and experience. What is known, or the result of the workout.
The purpose of this study with a view to determine the relationship of the level of knowledge on the disease Tuberculosis family. This type of research with cross-sectional analytic.
From the results of Table 7 were obtained from 30 respondents, 19 of them with a percentage (63.3%) get a good knowledge level 7 of them with a percentage (23.3%) get enough knowledge level, and 4 of them with a percentage (13.3%) earn less knowledge level. While the category of tuberculosis that Suspect total of 11 people with a percentage of 36.7%, while a positive amount to 19 people with a percentage of 63.3%, results of the analysis of statistical tests (SPSS) using the chi-square test is known that the value (p = 0.00
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD