The Attitude Of Pregnant Mother Against HIV And AIDS And VCT (Voluntary Counseling & Test) on Mangunharjo Village, Tugu Sub-District Semarang

Widyawati, Melyana Nurul (2009) The Attitude Of Pregnant Mother Against HIV And AIDS And VCT (Voluntary Counseling & Test) on Mangunharjo Village, Tugu Sub-District Semarang. Masters thesis, University of Diponegoro.

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Abstract

Semarang city posed the highest ranking as the city with the most case of HIV and AIDS amongst cities of Central Java Province, namely 175 cases and the second highest rank on amount of HIV and AIDS sufferer on Semarang City, by the occupations still held by housewife until March of 2008. Mangunharjo village, Tugu sub-district constitutes as region with high risk of HIV & AIDS infection, because in addition of as coastal region, it also close with brothel and bus station. Therefore, the author interested to study attitude of the pregnant mother toward HIV & AIDS and VCT on their sphere, at Mangunharjo village, Tugu Sub-district, Semarang, year of 2008. The sort of research was analytic correlation by using survey method and cross sectional approach. The 37 of pregnant mothers were taken as sample in this research, which are selected by total sampling or saturated sampling. Most of the pregnant mothers in Mangunharjo village were on range < 30 years old (86.5%), education level on intermediate group (54.1%), occupation as housewife (81.1%), spouse's occupation: factory labour (37.8%), income (> 715.700,00 or higher than average minimum wage) those are 89.2%. 37.8% of them had known any about HIV & AIDS and VCT; 40.5% respondents believed to information from their friends and spouses about HIV & AIDS and VCT; 62.2% have a well disposed about HIV & AIDS and VCT; 89.2% of them were not interest to take VCT. Chi-square test result showed the relationship between pregnant mother's knowledge about HIV & AIDS and VCT and their attitude about HIV & AIDS and VCT (p=0.007). Their believe about HIV & AIDS and their confidence about benefit of VCT by demeanour (p=0.033), source of information with attitude (p=0.011), their believe toward their friends' and spouses' demeanour about HIV & AIDS and VCT with attitude (p=0.019). Analysis result with logistic regression showed pregnant mother confident toward their friends' and spouses' demeanour about HIV & AIDS and VCT was the most dominant factor that is very influence their attitude about HIV & AIDS and VCT. Suggestion, for midwifes ought to provide elucidation to the pregnant mother about HIV & AIDS spreading especially its sense, precautionary, its spreading to their baby; HIV examination method; service and procedure of VCT; target and benefit of VCT and its place, also about voluntary nature of VCT, free of charge, and the result report high confidentiality.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions:Postgraduate Program > Master Program in Health Promotion
ID Code:948
Deposited By:Mr promkes undip
Deposited On:02 Oct 2009 09:46
Last Modified:02 Oct 2009 10:51

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