THE RELATIONSHIP OF KNOWLEDGE AND THE ROLE OF THE FAMILY AGAINST THE COMPLIANCE OF PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS PATIENTS TAKING THE DRUG IN ABEPANTAI
*Korinus Suweni, Yunita Kristina and Sari Ani Udin
Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by the germ mycobacterium tuberculosa. Research objectives identify the knowledge and the role of Family Ties against pulmonary TB medication adherence in Health Abepantai. This research is a descriptive quantitative research design korelational cross sectional sample of 31 patients with people. The Chi square test data analysis there is no relationship between knowledge with pulmonary TB medication adherence in the health Abepantai p = 0.244. And there is no relationship between the role of the family compliance with medication of pulmonary tuberculosis in Clinics 0,505 p = Abepantai. Conclusion: In patients Abepantai clinics more educated but also not of health education and patients with high or low knowledge nonetheless still not abiding in the treatment of TB is not because of knowledge low which makes the wayward in treatment but rather from the patient's own behavior and attitude.
Keywords: Knowledge, the role of the family, Pulmonary TB medication Adherence.
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