PERSONAL HYGIENE BEHAVIOR AND VULVOVAGINITIS INCIDENT ON FERTILE WOMEN AGE IN OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY WARD Dr. ISKAK HOSPTAL- TULUNGAGUNG
Personal hygiene behavior is an act of maintaining cleanliness and health of a person's physical and psychological well-being. Someone who have good personal hygiene can prevent disease, such as Vulvovaginitis. The purpose of this research was to determine the relationship of personal hygiene behavior and Vulvovaginitis incident in fertile women age in Obstetrics and Gynecology ward Dr. Iskak hospital-Tulungagung. The study design was observational analytic.The population is fertile women age in Obstetrics and Gynecology ward Dr. Iskak hospital- Tulungagung on 2 - March 27, 2015 as many as 26 respondents with accidental sampling technique with a large sample of 26 respondents. The independent variables in this research was personal hygiene behavior, the dependent variable was Vulvovaginitis incident. Instruments used questionnaires, observation sheets, the statistical test Chi Square α = 0.05.Results of statistical test p value = 0.003 means p <α = 0.05 so that H1 is accepted, then there is a relationship between personal hygiene behavior and Vulvovaginitis incident in fertile women age.Personal hygiene behavior is good and right to prevent the incidence of diseases such as Vulvovaginitis especially in fertile women age, therefore it is necessary to always maintain personal hygiene so that the physical and psychological well-being.