International Archives of Medical Sciences and Public Health <p><strong>International Archives of Medical Sciences and Public Health</strong> is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to disseminating and discussing scientific literature and other health-related research. This journal is intended to serve as a forum for communication between stakeholders in health research, including researchers, educators, students, practitioners from the Health Office, Department of Health, Public Health Service centers, and members of the general public with interest in the subject. The journal is attempting to satisfy the increasing demand for health research.</p> en-US (Ismail Husein) (Ismail Husein) Mon, 01 Jan 2024 00:00:00 +0000 OJS 60 The Effect of Effleurage Massage on Reducing Labor Pain in Laboring Mothers at Puskesmas Sarimotandang Sidamanik Year 2022 <p><strong><em>Background</em></strong><em>; Massage or massage on the abdomen (effleurage) is a form of skin stimulation used during labor in reducing pain effectively. This study aims to determine the effect of Massage Effleurage on Reducing Labor Pain in Maternity. <strong>Method</strong>; This research is an analytical research with experimental study design with one group pre and postest design. The population in this study were all laboring mothers at Sarimotandang Health Center as many as 35 people. Data collection was done by distributing questionnaires to respondents. Data processing starts from editing, coding, entry, cleaning and tabulating data.</em> <em>Data analysis using paired T test. <strong>Results</strong>; The results showed that there was an effect of labor pain in laboring mothers before and after being given effleurage massage (p = 0.000). <strong>Conclusion</strong>; Thus it is recommended to the mother of the baby to do counseling to health workers related to the problem of labor pain.</em></p> Nurhamida Fithri Copyright (c) 2024 Wed, 31 Jan 2024 00:00:00 +0000 The Relationship of Knowledge and Attitude With Giving Vitamin A Capsules to Postpartum Mothers In The Tanjung Marulak Health Center Work Area <p><strong><em>Background</em></strong><em>; Menstruation is an important event in the life of a young woman. Some adolescents experience disturbances during menstruation, namely experiencing pain during menstruation (dysmenorrhea). Menstrual pain management is divided into two categories, namely pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches. One of the non-pharmacological treatments is giving carrot juice. This study aims to determine the effect of giving carrot juice (daucus carota) to reducing dysmenorrhea pain in female students at SMP Negeri 10 Tebing Tinggi City in 2022. <strong>Method</strong>; This type of research is a quasi experiment using a one-group pretest-posttest design. The population of this study were all 93 class IX students at SMP Negeri 10 Tebing Tinggi City. The sampling technique used the Lemeshow formula as many as 15 people. Then the method of sampling is done by purposive sampling. The type of data used is primary and secondary data collected using observation sheets then processed and analyzed using paired t-test. <strong>Results</strong>; The results showed that the majority of dysmenorrhea pain in the pretest group was moderate pain as many as 11 people (73.3%). After being given carrot juice, there was a decrease in dysmenorrheal pain to mild pain in 12 people (80.0%). Statistical test results obtained p-value = 0.000. <strong>Conclusion</strong>; The conclusion is that there is an effect of giving carrot juice (daucus carota) to reduce dysmenorrhoea pain. For this reason, for young women to be able to use carrots to make juice to reduce menstrual pain as a non-pharmacological method that is safe and easy to obtain at home.</em></p> Mestika Riza Helti, Faradita Wahyuni Copyright (c) 2024 Wed, 31 Jan 2024 00:00:00 +0000 Relationship Levels of Parent's Carefulness Iadvising Children With Sexual Behavior in Karya Village <p><strong><em>Background</em></strong><em>; Adolescence is a period of development in various aspects, including physical and psychosocial. Social problems caused by teenagers are not new but have existed for decades, one of which is the problem of deviant and worrying sexual behavior. These concerns can be addressed by the quality of the adolescent's parent-family relationship which instills correct concepts about behavior. This study aims to determine the relationship between the level of parental care in guiding children with adolescent sexual behavior in Karya Village. <strong>Method</strong>; . This type of research is quantitative with a cross-sectional approach. The sample in this study were 38 people who met the inclusion and exclusion criteria. Data collection techniques used primary data in the form of questionnaires distributed to respondents. Data processing used univariate and bivariate analysis. <strong>Results</strong>; The results of this study indicate that parental care has positive results. After doing bivariate analysis with chi square test obtained p-value of 0.012. <strong>Conclusion</strong>; The advice given is that it is recommended for parents to maintain good relationships with children so that children feel safe and comfortable at home, so that their roles and functions are felt by children.</em></p> Nurhamida Fithri Copyright (c) 2024 Wed, 31 Jan 2024 00:00:00 +0000 Patient Satisfaction: Assessment Analysis of Service Quality and Trust In Health Facilities <p><em>Puskesmas plays an important role in providing the best service to people who want to get health services. However, in the field it is still a classic problem that one of the problems is the aspect of service to patients who are considered less than satisfied. Of course, this must receive attention as an evaluation material regarding the quality of service that needs to be carried out so that patients will again have confidence and be willing to visit the health center, considering that the health center is the first level health facility in the national health insurance program, even resulting in patient satisfaction. The aim of this paper is to analyze the influence of service quality and trust on patient satisfaction at the outpatient installation of Puskesmas X in Labuhan Batu. This research is an analytical observational type using a cross-sectional approach. The sample size was 100 patients seeking treatment at the outpatient installation of Puskesmas X in Labuhan Batu. The sampling technique was carried out using systematic random sampling. Data was obtained directly through patients' perceptions of the perceived quality of service, their trust in the facilities and services received, including the satisfaction felt by patients through questionnaire instruments. The data obtained was then analyzed using binary logistic regression. The results showed that all patients (82%) stated that the overall dimensions of service quality were good, and almost all patients (80%) expressed confidence and almost all respondents (82%) stated that they were satisfied with the service at the Outpatient Installation of Puskesmas X in Labuhan Batu . Then service quality has a significant effect on patient satisfaction (p-value = 0.042) and trust has a significant effect on patient satisfaction (p-value = 0.010). The research conclusion shows that service quality and trust can influence patient satisfaction.</em></p> Fitri Aidani Ulfa Hrp Copyright (c) 2024 Wed, 31 Jan 2024 00:00:00 +0000 Factors Associated With Complaints of Disorders Hearing In Workers In The Machine Section of PT. Fertilizer Iskandar Muda Lhokseumawe In 2022 <p><strong><em>Introduction: </em></strong><em>Technological advances in the machinery sector, have succeeded in creating a variety of machine products that in operation often produce noise that must be faced by employees in doing work. Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the factors associated with complaints of hearing loss in workers at PT. Pupuk Iskandar Muda Lhokseumawe. <strong>Method</strong>: This study used descriptive with a cross sectional approach. The study population was all workers as many as 200 workers with a sample of 133 workers taken using simple random sampling techniques. Data analysis using univariate, bivariate analysis with statistical logistic regression tests. <strong>Results</strong>: The variables worker age = 0.000, length of exposure = 0.000, working period = 0.000, noise intensity = 0.000, ear protection equipment = 0.000, which means worker age, length of exposure, noise intensity, ear protection equipment (APT). <strong>Conclusion</strong>: This study is that there is a relationship between worker age, length of exposure, length of service, noise intensity and ear protection equipment with complaints of hearing loss in machine part workers. It is expected that workers can comply with the regulations set by the factory and pay more attention to occupational safety and health.</em></p> Suzan Fhitriana Pakpahan, Siti Khairunnisa Nasution, Suzanne C. Hutagalung, Agustiawan Agustiawan Copyright (c) 2024 International Archives of Medical Sciences and Public Health Wed, 31 Jan 2024 00:00:00 +0000