Factors Associated with Integrated Health Care Workers Activity at Community Health Center Poasia, Kendari, South East Sulawesi


Muh. Said, Hadafiah, Akbar

 

 Masters Program in Public Health, School of Health Sciences Mandala Waluya, Kendari

 

ABSTRACT

Background: Health care workers are frontline public health workers who have a close under­stan­ding of the community they serve. The role of the community health worker started as a societal position, appointed by and responsible to the community’s mem­bers. Advocates and activists dedicated their time and talents to ensuring that local people received the health infor­mation, resources and health care services they nee­­ded. This study aimed to examine fac­tors asso­ciated with integrated health care wor­­kers activity at community health center Poasia, Ken­dari, South East Sulawesi.

Subjects and Method: This was a cross sectional study. This study was conducted at Poa­sia com­munity health center, Kendari, South East Sulawesi. A total sample of 140 health care wor­kers was selected for this study by proportional stratified random sam­pling. The dependent va­riable was integrated health care workers activity. The inde­pen­dent variables were education, trai­ning, employment status, incentive, and fami­ly sup­port. The data was collected by ques­tionnaire and analyzed by chi square.

Results: Education, training, employment status, incentive, and family support were asso­ciated with the integrated health care workers activity.

Conclusion: Education, training, employment status, incentive, and family support are associated with the integrated health care workers activity.

Keywords: education, training, employment status, incentive, health care workers

Correspondence: Muh Said. Masters Program in Public Health, School of Health Sciences Mandala Waluya, Jl. A.H.Nasution No. G 37, Kendari, South East Sulawesi. Email: muhamad­said­781229@gmail.com. Mobile: 082373336151.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/theicph.2019.04.31

Share this :

View PDF