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Dynamic Model of Incident Control of Post-flood Leptopspirosis in Wajo Regency: a Protocol Study

Syamsuar, Anwar Daud, Ida Leida Maria and Muhammad Hatta, Indonesia

Background: Many Leptospirosis has been reported after flood from all over the world. Leptospirosis is frequently diagnosed to the community living in area impacted by flood. The flood can increase the risk of pathogen exposure through contact of contaminated water. This article is aimed to explain a research proposal about dynamic model of incident control of post-flood leptospirosis in Regency of Wajo, which completely assessed before publishing the research result. As the result the reader can easily understand and interpret the research result correctly. Method: This research type is analytical with cross sectional approach and builds dynamic system that is a model design describing and predicting actions which can be taken for incident control of post-flood Leptospirosis in areas flood-prone areas in Regency of Wajo which are Sub-district of Tempe and Sub-district of Sabbangparu. The sample of this research is all people aged >5 years old in flood-affected areas that occurred in Regency of Wajo, particularly in Sub-district of Tempe and Sub-district of Sabbangparu, with calculation of this sample carried out by Lameshow formula (1997) as many as 400 people. The data will be analyzed descriptively and analytically both bivariate and multivariate as well as build model with AMOS program. Discussion: The research is going to be new library source and part of determining policy direction of health service and attempting to overcome Leptospirosis problems in the community dwelling in flood-affected areas in Regency of Wajo.

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