Drug-Inducing Behavior Toward Decreased Symptoms in Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Pulmonary Poly in Dr. Soeroto Public Hospital Ngawi

  • Amarin Yudhana
  • Emi Dwi Rahayu STIKes Surya Mitra Husada Kediri
Keywords: Drug-Inducing Behavior, Decreasing Pulmonary TB Symptoms, Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients


Tuberculosis is a contagious infectious disease caused by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacillus. Most TB germs attack the lungs, but can also affect other organs. The purpose of this study is to analyze whether there is Influence of Drug-inducing behavior toward decreased symptoms in Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Pulmonary Poly In Dr Soeroto Public Hospital Ngawi.


The design of this research is correlation analytical research with Retrospection approach. The Patient Posture of old lung patients who check in Lung Poly In Dr Soeroto Public Hospital Ngawi for 1 week with 35 respondents sample by Pure sampling. Data collection used questioner then analyzed with Contingency Coefficient Test.


The Results of the study of Drug-inducing behavior in the routine category were 20 respondents (57.1%), while decreasing symptoms of pulmonary tuberculosis in the category reduced by 20 respondents (57.1%) and there was influence of Drug-inducing behavior on the decrease of symptoms of TB disease in Pulmonary Poly In Dr Soeroto Public Hospital Ngawi. (Contingency coefficient) with (p value = 0.014 <α = 0.05 then H1 is accepted).


Successful treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis is also determined from the medication behavior of the patient. If people with TB Lung regularly take the drugs most likely succeed, vice versa.