The incidence of Sexually Transmitted Disease at Ciracas Primary Health Care, East Jakarta


Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) is a worldwide public health problem and become significant causes of maternal, perinatal mortality and illness. This research analyzed the incidence of STD at STD Clinic, Ciracas Primary Health Care, East Jakarta, in 2010. The association among socio-demographic (age, sex, occupation, education, civil mobilization, marital status, knowledge), environment (localization area), behavior (multi-partner sexual behavior, first sexual activity, wearing condom behavior, douching/vaginal washing, drug users, dry sex, rape/sexual assault, sexual traditional practices) and health service factors (supply of condoms, late treatment, irrational use of antibiotics, contraception, unsafe medical procedures, health promotion) with
incidence of stocktickerSTD were investigated by cross-sectional study design. Eightyfive samples were chosen and interviewed by using a self-constructed questionnaire. Genital and other body fluid, as well as blood samples, were analyzed to find out the incidence of infection. It found that the total prevalence of STD was 34.2% (consist of gonorrhea 22.4%, syphilis 7.1% and HIV 4.7%). By bivariate analysis, a significant relationship found between STD incident and age (OR 2.8 for age 16-34 years old); sex (OR 0.57 for women); residency
(OR 0.25 for Jakarta resident); sexual behavior (OR 5.11 for multi-partner sexual conduct); and drug users (OR 5.19).

Keywords: Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD); sociodemographic; environment; behavior; health service