ANALYZE FACTORS RELATED TO GIVING FAMILY SOCIAL SUPPORT OF LEPROSY PATIENT IN THE HOSPITAL OF LEPROSY KEDIRI
A cross Sectional Study
By : Puji Rahayu
Leprosy makes people, family, and a number of healthy official scare. It was caused by less of knowledge, understanding, attitude and belief that were wrong towards leprosy and physical defect caused by leprosy. Furthemore, social support was accepted by the patient still low. The purpose of this research analyzed factors related to giving family social support to patient in the hospital of leprosy Kediri.
Design of this research was anlytic design with cross sectional method. The selected population was family of the patient namely 25 people. The collected sample was population according to inclusion criteria namely 21 respondents which taken by using puposive sampling technique. Independent variable in this research includes knowledge, attitude, belief, economic social status, range of healthy service, healthy official duty. Dependent variable in this research was giving family social support. Data were taken by using questionnaire and analyzed by using Spearman’s Rho Correlation test with significance level at p< 0,05.
Results showed that there were significance relation among independent variable and giving family social support. But, there were no relation between belief and giving family social support.
It can be concluded that the better knowledge, attitude, economic social status, healthy official duty, range of healthy service could be increased giving family social support of leprosy patient.