Determinants Related To The Behavior Of Stop Incidental Defecation In Cusrug District, Serang City


  • Alnovensyah Universitas Respati Indonesia
  • Rachmadi Purwana Universitas Respati Indonesia
  • Cicilia Windiyaningsih Universitas Respati Indonesia



Stop Open Defecation in the working area of ​​Curug Health Center, Serang City in 2021 is still low, while the target from the Serang City government where the requirements for an area to Stop Open Defecation must be in accordance with the Regulation of the Minister of Health (Permenkes) Number 3 of 2014 concerning Sanitation Total Community Based (STBM) with the achievement of access to sanitation / access to Stop open defecation in villages / wards is 100%. The purpose of the study was to determine the determinants related to the behavior of stopping open defecation in Curug District, Serang City in 2021. This research method is a quantitative research with a cross-sectional study approach which will be conducted in July - August 2021. The sampling technique used is proportional random sampling. The minimum sample size required to determine the proportion of household heads with Stop Open Defecation is 88 households. Data analysis was carried out using univariate analysis, namely describing the frequency distribution, bivariate analysis using Pearson correlation to determine the relationship between variables and multivariate analysis using linear regression analysis. The results of this study found that there was a relationship between knowledge, education, availability of defecation facilities, availability of clean water facilities, the role of health workers with stop defecation behavior and there was no relationship between income and stop defecation behavior. The most dominant variable is the availability of defecation facilities. It is hoped that health institutions will be able to increase public knowledge and awareness by providing frequent counseling about clean and healthy lifestyles.

Keywords: Stop defecation behavior, knowledge, education, availability of defecation facilities, clean water facilities and the role of health workers.