HUBUNGAN PERILAKU PSN TERHADAP KEBERADAAN LARVA AEDES AEGYPTI DI WILAYAH KERJA PELABUHAN KETAPANG BANYUWANGI

Siska Damayanti Sari

ABSTRACT

Control of dengue fever emphasis on mosquito control (Aedes aegypti) is useful to break the chain of transmission in addition to early warning in cases of dengue fever and reduce mortality that may arise as a result of the disease. This research includes analytical observational study with cross sectional approach. The population used in the home are all working areas Ketapang Harbor Banyuwangi in the period from January 2012 s / d April 2012 some 210 houses. In this study, the sample size used was 138 houses by using simple random sampling. The result of this is reseach most respondents have a negative larvae number 134 respondents or 97.1%. Most of the respondents have less behavior amounted PSN 131 respondents or 94.9%. From the results of analysis Asymp.Sig value is 0.974, where the value is greater than the value of α (0.05), which shall mean that there is no relationship between the behavior of the PSN with the presence of mosquito larvae.

Key words : behavior, dengue fever, larva