Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Science, Education and Technology, ISET 2019, 29th June 2019, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

The Relationship between Assistance in Taking Anti Tuberculosis Drugs and Sputum Check-ups to Compliance of TB Treatment

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.29-6-2019.2290508,
        author={Sri Ratna Rahayu and Nilna Sa’adatar Rohmah and Aufiena Nur Ayu Merzistya},
        title={The Relationship between Assistance in Taking Anti Tuberculosis Drugs and Sputum Check-ups to Compliance of TB Treatment},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Science, Education and Technology, ISET 2019, 29th June 2019, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ISET},
        year={2020},
        month={1},
        keywords={drug taking recheck sputum assistance tuberculosis},
        doi={10.4108/eai.29-6-2019.2290508}
    }
    
  • Sri Ratna Rahayu
    Nilna Sa’adatar Rohmah
    Aufiena Nur Ayu Merzistya
    Year: 2020
    The Relationship between Assistance in Taking Anti Tuberculosis Drugs and Sputum Check-ups to Compliance of TB Treatment
    ISET
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.29-6-2019.2290508
Sri Ratna Rahayu1,*, Nilna Sa’adatar Rohmah1, Aufiena Nur Ayu Merzistya1
  • 1: Magister of Public Health, Postgraduate, Universitas Negeri Semarang
*Contact email: s.ratnarahayu@gmail.com

Abstract

Drug Swallowing Control is needed to ensure regularity and compliance of TB treatment with ISTC service standards. This is an effort to control co-infection disease (TB-HIV), MDR, and XDR-TB, and prevention of treatment drop-outs. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between assistance in taking anti TB drugs and sputum check-ups to compliance of TB treatment. This study used a cross-sectional design with 35 samples. Supervisor of Swallowing Drugs (SSD) of TB patients in the Pringapus Health Center in January-December 2016 as the sample. The instruments used questionnaires and in-depth interviews. The results of this study concluded that there was a relationship between assistance in taking anti TB drugs (p=0.002) and assistance in sputum check-ups (p=0.005) on patients to compliance with TB treatment. So, it is important for the relevant parties to re-evaluate the policy in the criteria for selecting SSDs from family members