International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | Indonesia | Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018


Sanitation and Physical Conditions in Boarding House and Health Complaints of Boarders, In Akehuda Urban Village, Sub-District of North Ternate, Ternate City

Kartini M Ali [2] | Susan Arba | Nurul Fadilah


Abstract: Sanitation should be a priority for public service improvement where most of the Indonesian population cannot benefit adequate sanitation facilities. House is one of the basic human needs that function as a dwelling. Ineligible House Construction and premises are the main factors causing various health problems. This study aims to know the description of sanitation and the physical conditions in boarding houses and health complaints of boarders in Akehuda Urban Village. The research type was descriptive observational. Sampling was non-random sampling with the purposive sampling technique and the number of samples were 54 boarding houses. Based on the data analysis shows that overall, temperature and humidity in boarding houses were ineligible.16, 7 % boarding houses had no ventilation.40, 7 % light intensity were ineligible.11, 1 % noise intensity were ineligible.61, 1 %, facilities for landfills were ineligible.59, 3 % Sewerage conditions were ineligible and there werehealth complaints founded such as 46, 3 % cough, 37 % diarrhea and 27, 8 % skin diseases. In conclusion, there were some ineligible sanitations and ineligible physical conditions such as temperature, humidity, ventilation, lighting, noise intensity, sewerage and there were health complaints i. e. a cough, diarrhea and skin diseases.


Keywords: Sanitation, Physical Conditions, Boarding House, Health Complaints


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018,


Pages: 1437 - 1441


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