SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS (STIs) PATIENTS CHARACTERISTICS IN PUBLIC HEALTH CENTER II SOUTH DENPASAR IN JANUARY-JUNE 2012
By : Made Edwin Sridana
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Faculties : Fakultas Kedokteran
Department : PS. PENDIDIKAN DOKTER
Background: Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are infections that can be transmitted from one person to another through sexual contact. Bali, which is one of the destination for the traveler from all over the world, is also vulnerable to the spreading and transmission of STIs. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the characteristics of the patients of sexually transmitted infections by type of disease, gender, and risk groups that most often occurs in patients with STIs in Public Health Center II South Denpasar. Methods: This research is a descriptive research. Research design used in this study is cross sectional study. Population and sample in this study were all patients diagnosed with STIs in South Denpasar Health Center II in January-June of 2012 with a total of 601 people were obtained by total sampling. Secondary data were then processed statistically using statistical software. Results: The results of this study is the most common STI is cervicitis with total of 200 cases (33.3%), followed by 14 cases of gonorrhea (2.3%), as well as syphilis and urethritis respectively 10 cases (1.7%). Largest population in the age group 25 to 49 years with 423 cases (70.4%), where as many as 561 cases of female patients (93.3%) were found more than a male patient of 40 cases (6.7%). Also found to be the highest risk factor is female sex workers 379 cases (63%), transgenders 11 cases (1.8%) and customers of sex workers 4 cases (0.1%). From this study, it can be concluded that the characteristics of the patients were found cervicitis as most types, where the most common is in female subjects, with the 25-49 age group, and the risk factors as female sex workers.
Keyword : patient characteristics, STI, Sanur, cervicitis, female sex workers
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