Aktivitas Pertanian Sebagai Potensi Sumber Pajanan Pestisida pada Perempuan di Desa Tanjung Seteko (Agricultural Activities as Potential Ofpesticide Exposure Source on Women in Tanjung Seteko)

Purba, IG Imelda Gernauli (2017) Aktivitas Pertanian Sebagai Potensi Sumber Pajanan Pestisida pada Perempuan di Desa Tanjung Seteko (Agricultural Activities as Potential Ofpesticide Exposure Source on Women in Tanjung Seteko). In: Prosiding Seminar Nasional Kesehatan Masyarakat Sriwijaya. Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat Unsri, pp. 244-252. ISBN 979-587-681-3

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Abstract

The agricultural sector as the main source of livelihood for most of the population in this country, that women do the same role as men in agricultural activities Women who do agricultural activities are certainly very likely to be exposed to chemicals used to fertilize crops and eradicate pests or plant-disturbing organisms. The objective of this study was to analyze the participation of women in agricultural activities.This research was a descriptive with cross sectional approach. The population of this study were all adult women involved in agricultural activities in Tanjung Seteko, Indralaya Ogan ilir District. The sample of this study amounted to 37 adult women taken by purposive sampling. Data collection through interviews using questionnaires. Processing and data analysis using software, data is presented in table and analyzed descriptively. Respondents were involved in any agricultural activity such as preparing pesticides, mixing pesticides, washing equipment, spraying, fertilizing plants, disposing of grass, watering, looking for pests, and harvesting. The highest frequency of activity is to harvest and water the plants, while the lowest is to remove the grass. The longest activity is harvesting while preparing pesticides, mixing pesticides, and washing equipment and spraying clothes takes less time. Respondents conducted a variety of agricultural activities even up to more than 7 types of activities (51.4%). All respondents did not use a personal protective equipment as required. It was recommended that women to reduce the intensity of exposure by using a complete personal protective equipment with appropriate use, especially when the application of pesticides

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: agricultural activities, pesticides, potential source, exposure, women
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Public Health > 13201-Public Health (S1)
Depositing User: imelda purba
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2020 07:19
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2020 07:19
URI: http://repository.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/24588

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