Gastrical Disease Description Using Surveillance Data in The North Buton Regency, Indonesia


Gastritis is a public health problems with a fairly high prevalence. It affects up to 50% of adults in western countries. Gastritis in Indonesia is quite high with a prevalence of 274,396 cases from 238,452,952 inhabitants or 40.8%. This study used various data from the Indonesian Government Agency. Data on gastritis cases was obtained from the Health Office of North Buton Regency from 2017 to 2019. The data was obtained from the annual health profile published by the Health Office of the North Buton Regency. The conclusion is that most of the patients with gastritis are female with a distribution that tends to decrease in cases every year. The cases of gastritis since 2017 have shown a decrease in the cases of gastritis. This shows that health efforts made by health workers have begun to show results even though the prevalence of gastritis cases is still high. On the other hand, the prevention of gastritis cases is starting to show good results.

Keywords: Gastric disease, North Buton Regency, Indonesia

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