The Factors of Affect Indoor Air Quality Inpatient at Private Hospital, Pekanbaru, Indonesia

Authors

  • Endang Purnawati Rahayu Department of Public Health, Hang Tuah Institute of Health Science, Pekanbaru, Indonesia
  • Zulfan Saam Department of Environmental Science, Postgraduate Programme, University of Riau, Pekanbaru, Indonesia
  • Sukendi Sukendi Department of Environmental Science, Postgraduate Programme, University of Riau, Pekanbaru, Indonesia
  • Dedi Afandi Department of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Riau, Pekanbaru, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3889/oamjms.2019.605

Keywords:

The quality of air in the room, Hospital, Temperature, Dust

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Air quality in inpatient rooms influenced by several factors. Room not qualified health can cause disease and can spread through equipment, the material used, food and drink, health workers, patients and visitors.

AIM: The purpose of this study is to know the factors that affect air quality in the inpatient room at a private hospital, Pekanbaru.

METHODS: The research is quantitative analytic by design cut latitude study. Samples from 120 nurses were selected overall sampling. The data do with the measurement directly, interviews and observation using a questionnaire. Data analysed by using the chi-square with significance p-value less than 0.05.

RESULTS: The quality of the air in inpatient rooms has met the standard. Variables are affecting air quality in inpatient rooms in the hospital significantly with p-value more than 0.05 is temperature, dust, the germ, density occupancy, sanitation room. While the moisture, standard operating procedures and behaviour is not significant.

CONCLUSION: The factors that significantly affect indoor air quality inpatient hospitalisation are temperature, dust, germ numbers, occupancy density, room sanitation.

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Published

2019-08-06

How to Cite

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Rahayu EP, Saam Z, Sukendi S, Afandi D. The Factors of Affect Indoor Air Quality Inpatient at Private Hospital, Pekanbaru, Indonesia. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2019 Aug. 6 [cited 2024 Feb. 26];7(13):2208-12. Available from: https://oamjms.eu/index.php/mjms/article/view/oamjms.2019.605

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E - Public Health