Ruth Yogi, Muji Lestari
Abstract: Acute respiratory tract infectious diseases (respiratory tract infectious diseases) are caused by a virus or bacteria. The disease begins with heat accompanied by one or more symptoms throat pain thrash, colds, dry cough or phlegm so. Knowledge is closely associated with education which is expected of a person with a college education, then that person will be more widely also knowledge. But it needs to be emphasized that an educated person is low does not mean absolute knowledgeable low anyway. Increased knowledge is not absolute retrieved from formal education, but can also be obtained on the non-formal education. The purpose of this research is to know the relationship of the level of knowledge, education and attitudes of mothers with the efforts of disease prevention acute respiratory tract infectious diseases in children toddlers. The population in this research is all the parents who visited the Clinic Kotaraja. Samples of this research are the parents of a toddler who suffered respiratory tract infectious diseases or toddlers who have experienced respiratory tract infectious diseases and come into treatment Clinics brought Kotaraja. The method of sampling used the technique of accidental sampling. Data processed in univariate and bivariate using test correlation spearman. The results, It was found that a third variable that is done the correlation turned out to have the results of more than 5 % (0.5) so it does not have a relationship of respiratory tract infectious diseases prevention efforts against on toddlers. This gives you an idea that education, knowledge, and attitudes do not have a close relationship in the respiratory tract infectious diseases prevent on toddlers.
Keywords: level of education, knowledge, attitude, respiratory tract infectious diseases prevention efforts