E ISSN: 2583-049X

International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies

Volume 4, Issue 1, 2024

The Factors that Influence Knowledge about Drug Management

Author(s): Annisa Diyan Meitasari


Dagusibu (Get, Use, Keep & Dispose) is one of the programs to realize the Drug Awareness Family Movement by Indonesian Pharmacists experts and educate the general public about healthy living behavior, especially about drugs. This program must be carried out because of the lack of public knowledge about medicine management and because of low public awareness of choosing safe drugs. The purpose of this study was to describe the knowledge and the factors that affect the knowledge about drug management in the community at Madiun. This type of research is cross-sectional with a purposive sampling method. This research was conducted in March 2023 in Melikan, Madiun. The data was collected by using a questionnaire method. Data were processed using SPSS with univariate and bivariate analysis (Chi-Square Test). Respondents in this study were people who were included in the inclusion criteria as many as 93 people. The results showed that the knowledge about drug management in the community at Madiun was average (46.2%). The factors that influence the knowledge about medicine management at home were age (0.000<0.05), education (0.000<0.05), and occupation (0.011<0.05).

Keywords: Knowledge, Management, Medicine, Get, Use, Keep

Pages: 920-923

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