THE RELATION BETWEEN PRACTICAL KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES TOWARD CONTROL OF RISK FACTORS FOR NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES IN THE POSBINDU PTM VILLAGE PONDOK LABU SOUTH JAKARTA
Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) is a disease that often goes undetected because it is asymptomatic and had no complaints. Usually found in advanced stages so difficult to cure and end with a disability or premature death. NCDs can be prevented through the control of risk factors, namely smoking, lack of physical activity, unhealthy diet, and alcohol consumption. Increased awareness of, and public awareness of the risk factors are very important in controlling NCDs. The purpose of this research is knowing the relationship between knowledge and attitudes about risk factors of NCDs among clients with risk factor control practices in Posbindu PTM Pondok Labu Cilandak sub-district. The design used in the study is the analysis of correlation with cross sectional approach. Total sample was 104 respondents of 310 people who used the service in Posbindu PTM with purposive sampling approach. Data collection tool that is used in the form of a questionnaire comprising identity, respondents' knowledge, attitudes and practices of respondents NCDs control of risk factors. Data analysis using Chi-square to see the relationship between independent variables and the dependent variable. The results showed respondents who supported the NCD risk control practices were as many as 62 people (59.6%) and those who did not support the NCD risk factor control practice were as many as 42 people (40.4%). The results of the bivariate analysis showed no association with practical knowledge of NCDs risk factor control (p-value 0.001), while for the attitude showed no association of NCDs risk factors control practices. Suggestions from this study, there is a need to improve services or health promotion towards the public about the importance of controlling NCDs risk factors in Posbindu PTM or through other activities in the community by using various methods and media that are appropriate, the need for an effort to motivate people to be able to use services provided in Posbindu PTM optimally, by arranging timely implementation of activities so that all walks of life can access services performed in Posbindu PTM. Moreover, it is important to monitor and evaluate the implementation of Posbindu PTM, Posbindu PTM development and efforts in order to run optimally and is perceived by the community.