Impact of Basic Sanitation and Healthy Behavior to Healthy Homes Condition in Cilegon City and Kutai Kartanegara District, Indonesia

  •  Bambang Wispriyono    
  •  Meliana Sari    
  •  Kamarudin Kamarudin    


Healthy homes is a residential building that meets the health requirements as well as having healthy latrines, clean water facilities, solid waste disposal management, etc. The aim of this study was to determine the factors that most influence to healthy homes condition in Cilegon city and Kutai Kartanegara district in Indonesia. This study was done by using analytic survey methodology with cross sectional design. The Population in this study was householders in Cilegon city and Kutai Kartanegara district with total 800 and 1,200 respondents respectively. The result showed in Cilegon city and Kutai Kartanegara district respectively that healthy homes was 46.4% and 61.3%, 55.9 % and 57.3% having a good clean water resources, 82.3% and 71.9% having good excreta disposal facilities, 42.3% and 41.7 % doing good rubbish management, 56.1% and 36.6% having good drainage. The percentage of healthy behavior was 84.4% and 52.7%. Logistic regression analysis showed that waste management, drainage and personal hygiene were the most variables that influenced the healthy homes condition. As the conclusion, improving of the program and practices in basic sanitation facilities and personal hygiene is important to achieve national level of healthy community for Cilegon city and Kutai Kartanegara district.

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