GAMBARAN PENGETAHUAN, SIKAP, DAN TINDAKAN PENGOBATAN SENDIRI PADA PASIEN DI PUSKESMAS SUKARAMAI MEDAN

  • NELLI MURLINA UNIVERSITAS MUHAMMADIYAH SUMATERA UTARA
  • RIJENA KARINA ABIGAEL BANGUN UNIVERSITAS SUMATERA UTARA
Keywords: Self-Medication, Knowledge, Attitude, Action

Abstract

Self-medication or self-sufficiency is the selection and use of drugs by individuals to treat a self-recognized disease or
symptom. Basic Health Research 2013 in Indonesia reported a total of 103,860 (35%) of the 294,959 households stored the
drug for self-treatment. Self-medication can be a source of medication error due to limited public knowledge. This study aims
to find out the picture of self-medication in patients at Sukaramai Medan health center. Descriptive research with a "crosssectional"
research design. Data retrieval is done by interview technique using questionnaire instruments. Data analysis
using the SPSS (Statistical Product and Service Solutions) program. The majority of respondents' knowledge level of selftreatment
was moderate, which was 60 (61.2%) respondents. The majority of respondents' attitudes towards self-medication
were moderate, with 83 (85.6%) respondents. The majority of respondents' actions against self-treatment were moderate,
with 45 (45.9%) respondents. The majority of the respondent's knowledge level, attitude, and actions towards self-medication
were moderate.

Published
2022-01-10
How to Cite
MURLINA, N., & BANGUN, R. (2022). GAMBARAN PENGETAHUAN, SIKAP, DAN TINDAKAN PENGOBATAN SENDIRI PADA PASIEN DI PUSKESMAS SUKARAMAI MEDAN. JURNAL ILMIAH KOHESI, 6(1), 52-60. Retrieved from https://kohesi.sciencemakarioz.org/index.php/JIK/article/view/327