QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS OF DETERMINANT FACTORS PERSONAL HYGIENE ON CHILDREN SCHOOL (9-12 YEARS) AT GMIM 92 BAILANG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, MANADO
Indonesian children are the next generation of the nation that should be necessary to get guidance and improvement of health level to be guaranteed life sustainabillity, physical and mental development or known as growth process that develop optimally. Generalally, purpose of this study to analyze the determinant factor personal hygiene of children school (9-12 years) at GMIM 92 Bailang Elementary School, Manado.
The research methodology used qualitative research which is presented in descriptive exploration through indepth interview using open question and observation of school children hygiene performance, the population of school children in grade IV-VI elementary school as main informant, 4 students at GMIM 92 Bailang Elementary School as the research subject and headmaster, homeroom teacher as informant triangulation.
The results of this study showed that the determinant factor personal hygiene of school children (9-12 years old) at elementary school of GMIM 92 Bailang Manado, still entrusted that the personal hygiene of how to wash hands properly, hair care, and clear ears are arranged by parents. The determinant factor of knowledge of school children (9-12 years) to personal hygiene at GMIM 92 Bailang Elementary School, are already know and understand about personal hygiene, and the determinant factor of customs/habits to personal hygiene has a habit that parents and teachers still helped and children school can’t maintain personal hygiene by theyself.