Faktor Orang Tua dan Status Imunisasi DPT Anak 12-36 Bulan di Kecamatan Ketapang dan Kecamatan Sokobanah Kabupaten Sampang
Immunization gives a great contribution in improving the Human Development Index related to the life expectancy, because it can avoid undesirable death. The preventive efforts to reducediseases isImmunization.One of them is Diphtheria Tetanus Pertussis.The coverage of rural UCI in Sampang in 2012 was 64.52 percent, which was below the target. The objective of this study was to identify factors that influence the people's willingness to do Diphtheria Pertussis Tetanus immunization in Sampang, East Java Province.The study was cross-sectionalsurvey.The population were parents who have children aged 12-36 months, with a total sample of 66 respondents in the sub district of Ketapang and Sokobanah. Factors that affect positivelythe behavior of the respondent willingness to immunize DPT were knowledge, attitude and support the family.Low knowledge,poor attitude of communities and lack of family support influenced the behavior of community to contribute immunize DPT for their children.A good knowledge is not enough to increase the readiness to do the immunization, but still need the motivation of the family.