The Relationship between Trust and Family Empowerment to Prevent Transmission of Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Authors

  • Nirmala Kusumaningrum Sunaryo universitas airlangga
  • Joni Haryanto
  • Florentina Sustini

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.35654/ijnhs.v3i1.166

Keywords:

Trust, Family, Empowerment, Tuberculosis, Transmission

Abstract

Tuberculosis (TB) is infectious diseases directly caused by TB bacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). Tuberculosis has been around for thousands of years and remains a significant issue of global health issues. This study aimed to analyze the relationship between trust and family empowerment in preventing pulmonary TB transmission. A cross-sectional design was applied in this study. The results showed that there was a relationship between trust and family empowerment to avoid the transmission of pulmonary TB (p-value = 0.028). Health workers needed to concern about this transmission of diseases and educated of family members on the transmission of pulmonary TB.

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Published

2019-02-20