International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences

Int. j. adv. appl. sci.

EISSN: 2313-3724

Print ISSN:2313-626X

Volume 3, Issue 7  (July 2016), Pages:  7-10

Title: Intrapersonal factors and role of community leaders in the event of diarrhea in subdistrict Paringin

Authors:  Aan Nurhadi *, Bahrul Ilmi, Lenie Marlinae

Affiliation: Faculty of Medicine, Lambung Mangkurat University, South Kalimantan, Indonesia

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Incidence of diarrhea in Paringin has not decreased significantly. Diarrhea can be caused by environmental sanitation, intrapersonal factors and social factors. This study aims to assessing the role of community leaders and intrapersonal factors with the incidence of diarrhea in the household connection beneficiaries Adaro's CSR program. Research with mixed methods models of sequential explanatory design. Qualitative samples are seven leaders of community and quantitative are 164 households. Result is community leader's act as educators on the type of sanitary facilities, sanitary facilities ownership, CTPS behavior. As an activator on the type of sanitation facilities and the behavior of drinking water usage. As a motivator on the type of sanitation facilities, behavioral CTPS, ownership of the means of waste disposal. As a facilitator only in possession of a means of waste disposal. As catalysts, planners and supervisors in the ownership of the means of sanitation, trash disposal facilities ownership and waste. As a role model only in possession of disposal waste facilities. As a planner and supervisor is an additional role. There was no relationship between intrapersonal factors either partially or simultaneously with the incidence of diarrhea. There are many factors which can affect in the incident. However, age, education and income form intrapersonal factor. Conclusion is the role of community leaders as an extension, propulsion, motivator, facilitator, catalyst, exemplary, planners and supervisors. 

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Keywords: Intrapersonal factors, Community leaders, Diarrhea

Article History: Received 9 May 2016, Received in revised form 15 June 2016, Accepted 19 June 2016

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Nurhadi A, Ilmi B, and Marlinae L (2016). Intrapersonal factors and role of community leaders in the event of diarrhea in subdistrict Paringin. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 3(7):7-10


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