PROMOTION AND CONTROL OF HYPERTENSION DISEASE PREVENTION THROUGHEMPOWERMENT Dalihan NA Tolu THE PUNGUAN INTEREST IN THE PROVINCE BENGKULU BATAK TOBA
The Public of Batak has a kinship system "Dalihan Na Tolu" that governs all activities of the Batak included in Bengkulu. The kinship system is applied throughout the Batak community social activities such as the "PunguanMarg, a social capital is very strong due to being carried out regularly and continuously. The purpose of this study was to lower hypertension risk factors by empowering role Dalihan Na Tolu on punguan Batak Toba in the province of Bengkulu. This study design mix method, quantitative and quantitative, quantitative research using a quasi-experimental design nonrandomized control group pre-test and post-test design.The group interventionas a member of PunguanSilauraja in Bengkulu City, while the control group is a member Punguan Simbolon in Rejang Lebong. A sample of 100 people with the intervention and control groups ratio of 1: 1. Qualitative research methods focus Group Discussion (FGD). Data were analyzed using univariate and bivariate data, analysis of qualitative content analysis.
The results of a research significant difference in the average knowledge (p = 0.0001) and attitude (p = 0.0001) before and after interventionin the intervention group, no difference Punguan members' knowledge before and after the intervention in the control group, with p = 0.053. Ada different member Punguanattitudes before and after the intervention in the control group, with p = 0.0001. Na ToluDalihan can be empowered as an information channel, container construction, solving problems and drive change. Kinship systems Batak Toba people can be empowered to improve their knowledge and attitude improvements in the prevention and control of hypertension and PunguanBatak Toba can be used as a container PosPembinaanTerpadu(Posbindu)