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Hubungan Tingkat Pengetahuan terhadap Penggunaan Obat Parasetamol Rasional dalam Swamedikasi

Syafitri, Irma Nurtiana and Hidayati, Ika Ratna and Pristianty, Liza (2017) Hubungan Tingkat Pengetahuan terhadap Penggunaan Obat Parasetamol Rasional dalam Swamedikasi. Jurnal Farmasi Dan Ilmu Kefarmasian Indonesia, 4 (1). pp. 19-26. ISSN 2580-8303

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Abstract

The most commonly-used medication for self-medication was paracetamol. Paracetamol was used to relieve mild or moderate pain and mild-feverish conditions. Objective: This study was to discover the correlation between levels of knowledge and the rational use of paracetamol in self-medication done by the students of the Health Science Department in University of Muhammadiyah Malang. Methods: This study was an observational analysis using cross sectional method in which the sampling method employed purposive sampling method, and the instrument for this study was in a form of questionnaires. The study indicated that the students’ knowledge related to the rational use of paracetamol in self- medication was as follows good 70% (61 students), quite good 26% (23 students), less good 4% (3 students), and there was no student who fell to “not good” category. The students with positive action (using paracetamol rationally) were 53% (46 students), while 47% (41 students) of them are with negative action (using paracetamol irrationally). Results: The result showed that spearman correlation with value of r-count higher than r-table (0.301 > 0.213) and significance value less than α = 0.05 (0.005 < 0.050) with correlation coefficient value 0.301 (30%) indicated that the relationship between variables was low, but certainly existed. Conclusion: There was a correlation between the levels of knowledge and the rational use of paracetamol in self-medication practice in the students of Health Science Department at University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: knowledge, behavior, action, self-medication, paracetamol
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Health Science > Department of Pharmacy (48201)
Depositing User: Ika Ratna Hidayati
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2020 02:35
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2020 02:27
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/62956

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