The Correlation Factors on Epilepsy Stigma among People in Indonesia

Saniya Ashilah Rabbani and Joseph Ekowahono R. and Viskasari Pintoko Kalanjati (2020) The Correlation Factors on Epilepsy Stigma among People in Indonesia. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, 11 (3). pp. 1107-1112. ISSN 09765506

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Background: Epilepsy is a recurrent attack or seizure disorder more than twice for no reason derived from cerebral cortical cerebral neurons, and sometimes accompanied by a decrease in consciousness, both motor and sensory and behavioral or emotional intermittent and stereotyped behavioral or emotional. Until now the etiology of epilepsy is still not known with certainty and multifactorial nature of this matter that raises many wrong assumptions and views of some Indonesian people about epilepsy disease. The study was conducted to find out the correlation between social factors background (domicile, age and occupation as well as education) and stigma towards people with epilepsy in the community. Method: This study was an observational analytic study by observing domicile,age, occupation, last education, and knowledge of epilepsy in society and analyzing the relationship between age, domicile, occupation and education of respondents with stigma against epilepsy patients. The method used is cross sectional data collection through a modified questionnaire from Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice towards Epilepsy Survey (KAPE) which has passed the validation stage of previous research. The data taken were analyzed descriptively and tested by chi-square test using SPSS. Result: With a total of 127 respondents based on domicile got significantcorrelation, based on last education level also got significant relation with p value is 0,028 < 0,05 whereas no correlation on age variable with stigma where p value is 0.834 > 0.05 and there is no significant correlation between occupation with stigma where p value is 0.730 > 0.05. Conclusion: There is correlation between domicile and education level with stigma to epilepsy patient.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Epilepsy, Stigma, Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Divisions: 01. Fakultas Kedokteran > Ilmu Anatomi Histologi
Saniya Ashilah RabbaniUNSPECIFIED
Joseph Ekowahono R.UNSPECIFIED
Viskasari Pintoko KalanjatiNIDN0020037604
Depositing User: arys fk
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2020 01:42
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2020 01:42
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