The Influence of Personal Hygiene and Healthy Lifestyle on Environmental Sanitation
Yusriani Sapta Dewi1, Deni Kurniawan2
1Yusriani Sapta Dewi, Satya Negara Indonesia University, Indonesia.
2Deni Kurniawan, Satya Negara Indonesia University, Indonesia.
Manuscript received on 10 April 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 17 April 2019 | Manuscript Published on 02 June 2019 | PP: 62-67 | Volume-8 Issue-6C2 April 2019 | Retrieval Number: F10120486C219/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: In general, health conditions of housewives are related to their environment’ conditions. The health of housewifes can be traced from their personal hygiene and healthy lifestyles. This study was done to find out the effect of personal hygiene and healthy lifestyle of housewives on environmental sanitation, as an activity aimed at improving and maintaining standards of environmental conditions that affect welfare. Important components of environmental sanitation including: solid waste management, household wastewater management, management of human feces, food sanitation, pest and vector control, pet control, education and hygiene promotion. The method used in this research was Ex Post Facto research with a 2 x 2 factorial design, with simple random sampling done on 80 housewives in Depok Jaya, Pancoran Mas, Depok, West Java, Indonesia. The data were analyzed using two-way ANOVA test and Tukey test. The results of the study were: 1) there was a difference in environmental sanitation between housewives with accurate personal hygiene and those who have inaccurate personal hygiene. 2) there were differences in environmental sanitation in those who have healthy lifestyle and those with unhealthy lifestyle; 3) for those who have a healthy lifestyle, more positive environmental sanitation was found in those who have more accurate personal hygiene; 4) for those who have unhealthy lifestyle, more positive environmental sanitation was found in those with inaccurate personal hygiene; 5) there was a significant interaction effect between personal hygiene and a healthy lifestyle on environmental sanitation. To improve environmental sanitation, it is important to consider personal hygiene and healthy lifestyle.
Keywords: Personal Hygiene, Healthy Lifestyle, Environmental Sanitation.
Scope of the Article: Community Information Systems