Kejadian dan Faktor Resiko Akne Vulgaris

Tjekyan, R.M. Suryadi (2009) Kejadian dan Faktor Resiko Akne Vulgaris. Media Medika Indonesiana, 43 (1). pp. 37-43. ISSN 0126-1762


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Background: Acne vulgaris (AV) gives cosmetic as well as psychological problem among the young. There is no data on the community prevalence and risk factors on this problem. Objective of this study aimed to find the community prevalence and risk factors of AV. Methods: A cross sectional study was carried in the city of Palembang among 5024 subjects aged 14-21 years in March-July 2007. Data were collected using questionnaire distributed through hamlets (RT) and analyzed using SPSS 13 Results: The prevalence of AV was 68.2% and specifically were 58.4% among women and 78.9% among men, who were mostly at the age of 15-16 years. Papulopustulair type was the highest (35.8%) followed by comedonal (30.1%) and nodulistic (2.2%) with the location mostly on the face (58.9%) with bilateral position (55.7%). Routine facial cleaning gave lower AV development. Using and changing cosmetics were associated with AV (p1=0.04, p2=0.000). Respondents with family history of AV has higher risk to develop AV (OR=2.18). Conclusion: Acne vulgaris is common among 15-16 years old boys and girls

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Prevalence, acne vulgaris, risk factors
Subjects:R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RL Dermatology
Divisions:UNDIP Journal > Media Medika Indonesia
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Medicine
ID Code:14101
Deposited On:11 Jun 2010 10:53
Last Modified:05 Aug 2010 22:41

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