Analysis Factors Affecting Medical Waste Management at Sumenep District Public Health Center
Keywords:Knowledge, waste management, facilities & attitude
Medical waste is various types of waste produced by public health center and health service units which can endanger and cause health problems for visitors, the community, especially the officers who handle it. The purpose of this study is to analyze the effect of knowledge, attitudes and infrastructure on medical waste management at the Sumenep District Health Center. The design of this research is an observational quantitative study with a cross sectional approach with the focus of the research directed at analyzing the influence of knowledge, attitudes and infrastructure on medical waste management. at the Sumenep District Health Center. The total population is 135 respondents and a sample of 100 respondents is taken by using Simple Random Sampling technique. Data analysis using Linear Regression test. The results showed that smost of the respondents have high category knowledge as many as 63 respondents (63%). Most respondents have sufficient category attitude as many as 59 respondents (59%). Most of the respondents have infrastructure in the good category as many as 61 respondents (61%). Most respondents have medical waste management in good category as many as 58 respondents (58%). Based on the results of Multiple Linear Regression analysis shows that with a p-value of 0.000 <0.05 then H1 is accepted so it is concluded that simultaneously there is an influence of knowledge, attitudes and infrastructure on medical waste management at the Sumenep District Health Center with a magnitude of influence 86.7%. It is hoped that respondents will be better at managing medical waste so that in Sumenep Regency can fully have good medical waste management to the fullest.