The Influence of Economic Status Against The Environmental Sanitation In The Village of Ngadiluwih

Nurhidayah Nurhidayah


Sanitation can be regarded as a private matter. However, sanitation is also a common concern when lingkingan dirty so that it becomes a source of disease. Awareness of the environment is determined by various factors, such as economic levels of society, the level of public education. The purpose of this study was to determine influence economic status of environmental sanitation in the village Ngadiluwih RT 02 RW 02. Design of this research is analytic design with cross sectional approach. The population studied was community of RT 02 RW 02 Ngadiluwih village as many as 36 heads of family, using total sampling technique obtained sample of 36 respondents. The independent variables studied were the economic status of the family, while the dependent variable is sanitary home environment. The instrument used was observation. The results are analyzed using Spearman Rho test (α = 0.05).The results show ed that most of the respondents have a low economic status categories, namely 22 respondents (61.1%) and half of the respondents have environmental sanitation in enough categories, namely 18 respondents (50.0%). Based on data analysis using Spearman Rho test showed a p-value = 0.019 <α = 0.05 then H0 rejected and H1 accepted which means no relationship to the economic status of environmental sanitation in the village Ngadiluwih RT 02 RW 02. The type of work which is owned by the community will greatly influence the mindset and behavior towards the environment. Environmental sanitation is poor can be a source of various diseases that can damage the health of humans. In the end, if health is compromised, then the economic security is also reduced.

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