The relationship between rainfall and dengue hemorrhagic fever incidence during 2009-2013 (Case study at Grati and Tutur Sub-district, Pasuruan, Indonesia)     

K Ali, I Ma’rufi
Published under license by IOP Publishing Ltd
IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, Volume 200, conference 1

Abstract
Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) is one of a health problem worldwide, which 3.9 billion people, in 128 countries, are at risk of infection of dengue viruses. There are several factors associated with DHF, such as climate change, rainfall, etc. The aim of the study is to describe the relationship of rainfall with the incidence of DHF from 2009-2013 at Pasuruan, Indonesia. The study was analytic study, which secondary data were used from Health and Statistics office of Pasuruan. The data was analyzed univariate and bivariate by Spearman test with SPSS. The results informed there were total of 1,453 cases of DHF incidence during 20092013 in Pasuruan, where Grati and Tutur Sub-district has 182 cases and 1 case, respectively. According to statistical test, the p value of rainy days period and rainfall with DHF incidence is 0.000 and 0.000 (α=0,05) in Grati, respectively. Therefore, there were relation between rainy days period and rainfall with DHF incidence, which the rainy days period and rainfall have strong association.

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