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PENINGKATAN PENGETAHUAN KANKER PAYUDARA PADA MASYARAKAT DESA RANCAMANYAR KABUPATEN BANDUNG Wiraswati, Hesti Lina; Ekawardhani, Savira; Windria, Sarasati; Faridah, Lia; Saragih, Syafrizal; Arif, Muhammad Saifuddin B. S.; Sandra, Meri Alex; Larwuy, Astri Gloria; Oktaviani, Dini; Aradella, Yasfira; Raidah, Salma Nur
Dharmakarya Vol 7, No 4 (2018): Desember
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Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.24198/dharmakarya.v7i4.19051

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Meningkatnya kasus kanker dan kematian akibat kanker di Indonesia dari tahun ke tahun perlu mendapatkan perhatian serius. Faktor penting yang berkontribusi pada peningkatan kejadian ini adalah kurangnya sosialisasi tentang kanker, penyebab kanker dan aktivitas-aktivitas penurun resiko kanker, disamping kurang efektifnya pengobatan dan upaya peningkatan kualitas hidup penderita. Oleh karena itu penelitian ini bertujuan untuk meningkatkan wawasan masyarakat tentang penyakit kanker, termasuk penyebab kanker dan faktor-faktor penurun resiko kanker sehingga diharapkan akan meningkatkan kesadaran dan kewaspadaan masyarakat agar terhindar dari penyakit ini. Kegiatan yang dilakukan dalam penelitian ini adalah berupa penyuluhan yang berbasis metode pendidikan masyarakat dengan berbagai macam aktivitas diantaranya ceramah, diskusi, nonton video, dan tanya jawab berhadiah. Pre-test dan post-test digunakan sebagai alat ukur untuk melihat ketercapaian tujuan. Hasilnya pertama, terjadi peningkatan pemahaman peserta rata-rata 23%, dengan rentang pemahaman 34%-89%. Kedua, selama diskusi peserta menyatakan sikapnya untuk bergaya hidup sehat agar memperkecil resiko terkena kanker payudara. Hasil-hasil tersebut menunjukkan bahwa penyuluhan yang dilakukan mampu meningkatkan pemahaman masyarakat tentang kanker dan memunculkan kesadaran masyarakat untuk berpola hidup sehat sebagai bentuk upaya pencegahan kanker payudara.
ISOLASI BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS LOKAL DARI TANAH KOTA BANDUNG BERDASARKAN KETINGGIAN Sudigdoadi, Sunarjati; Sukandar, Hadyana; Faridah, Lia
Majalah Kedokteran Bandung Vol 49, No 2 (2017)
Publisher : Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjadjaran

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Demam dengue (DD) merupakan penyakit endemis di negara berkembang termasuk Indonesia. Kasus DD di Kota Bandung mencapai angka tertinggi di antara kota lain di Jawa Barat, yaitu sebesar 1.180 kasus. Belum ditemukan obat yang tepat dalam menangani infeksi ini. Walaupun sudah ditemukan vaksin, namun penggunaan vaksin ini masih terbatas pada usia dan kalangan tertentu. Dengan demikian, pengendalian vektor baik secara kimiawi maupun biologis, masih menjadi prioritas. Salah satu agen biologis untuk mengendalikan populasi larva nyamuk adalah Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt). Penelitian dilakukan selama bulan Januari?Desember 2015. Penelitian ini merupakan suatu eksperimen dengan rancangan faktorial yang bertujuan mendapatkan isolat Bt dari tanah di berbagai ketinggian di Kota Bandung. Sampel tanah diambil dari ketinggian 600 m, 800 m, serta 1000 m dan setiap ketinggian diambil 3 lokasi dengan metode acak. Bt diisolasi dengan medium selektif. Isolat bakteri yang diperoleh kemudian diidentifikasi dengan pewarnaan gram, pengamatan endospora subterminal, uji fermentasi glukosa, sitrat, indol, dan manitol. Kelimpahan Bt di tiap ketinggian dihitung menggunakan Bt index. Hasil identifikasi mendeteksi terdapat 3 isolat yang menunjukkan kemiripan dengan Bt, yaitu isolat STBD.2.02, CBRM.3.01, dan KOPO.3.02. Nilai Bt index menunjukkan kelimpahan Bt di ketinggian 800 m lebih tinggi dibanding dengan ketinggian yang lain. [MKB. 2017;49(2):110?4]   Kata kunci: Bacillus thuringiensis lokal, Bandung, ketinggian, tanah     Local Bacillus thuringiensis Isolation from Bandung Soil by Altitude Dengue fever (DF) is an endemic disease in developing countries including Indonesia. Bandung has the highest number of Dengue Fever in West Java Province with 1,180 cases. There  is currently  no drugs or vaccines that can prevent dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever, making vector control, both chemically and biologically, the primary prevention approach. One biological agent that has been used to control the larval population is Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt). This study is an experimental study with factorial design aimed to obtain Bt isolates from soil of various altitude around Bandung city area period January to December 2015. Soil samples were acquired from 600 m, 800 m and 1,000 m above sea level. Sampling was conducted randomly from 3 points at every altitude. Bt were isolated with a selective medium. The acquired bacteria samples were then identified using gram stain, subterminal endospore observation, as well as glucose fermentation, citrate, indole, and manitol tests. Bt abundance for each altitude was calculated using Bt index. Three isolates with similarity with Bt were identified, i.e. STBD 2.02, CBRM 3.01 and KOPO 3.02 isolates. Bt index value indicates that the abundance of Bt at 800 m altitude is the highest compared to others. [MKB. 2017;49(2):110?4]   Key words: Altitude, Bandung, local Bacillus thuringiensis, soil
GAMBARAN PARTISIPASI MASYARAKAT TERHADAP PENGENDALIAN VEKTOR MELALUI KAJIAN TEMPAT PERKEMBANGBIAKAN AEDES AEGYPTI DI KOTA BANDUNG Faridah, Lia; Respati, Titik; Sudigdoadi, Sunarjati; Sukandar, Hadyana
Majalah Kedokteran Bandung Vol 49, No 1 (2017)
Publisher : Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjadjaran

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.15395/mkb.v49n1.986

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Pada tahun 2014, Bandung memiliki angka kasus demam dengue (DD) tertinggi dari 27 kabupaten/kota di Jawa Barat. Upaya pengendalian DD telah dilaksanakan sejak beberapa dekade yang lalu. Salah satu upaya adalah dengan mengeliminasi tempat perkembangbiakan nyamuk melalui peran serta masyarakat. Penelitian ini bertujuan menilai partisipasi masyarakat Kota Bandung dengan mengetahui tempat-tempat perkembangbiakan Aedes aegypti baik di dalam maupun di luar rumah. Sampling dilakukan di 16 kelurahan di Kota Bandung yang telah dipilih berdasar atas angka kejadian DD, kepadatan penduduk, ketinggian permukaan, dan status sosial-ekonomi periode 2015. Populasi penelitian adalah rumah-rumah yang terdapat di 16 kelurahan tersebut. Jumlah sampel penelitian ini adalah 1.983 rumah yang merupakan perwakilan dari tiap kelurahan. Sampling jentik dilakukan pada berbagai tempat penampungan air, baik penampungan alami maupun buatan di sekitar pemukiman penduduk. Jentik yang ditemukan dimasukkan ke dalam wadah dan dibawa ke laboratorium untuk diidentifikasi dan dihitung jumlahnya. Hasil menunjukkan tempat perkembangbiakan nyamuk yang paling dominan adalah bak mandi (50%), talang air (24%), dan dispenser (15%). Data entomologi diperoleh hasil House index (HI) 24%, Container index (CI) 12%, dan Breteau index (BI) 36%. Hasil tersebut menunjukkan masih kurangnya peran serta masyarakat untuk mencegah DD dengan membasmi tempat perkembangbiakannya dan Kota Bandung masih berpotensi untuk terjadi penyebaran penyakit DD. [MKB. 2016;49(1):42?7]Kata kunci: Aedes aegypti, Bandung, demam dengue, tempat perkembangbiakan, partisipasi masyarakat Community Participation on Vector Control Based on Aedes aegypti?s Breeding Sites in BandungIn 2014, Bandung has the highest number of Dengue Fever cases of 27 districts and cities in West Java. Dengue Fever control efforts have been implemented for several decades. One of the efforts is the eradication of the vector breeding site with community participation. The aim of this study was to assess community participation by identifying Aedes aegypti?s breeding sites, both indoor and outdoor, in Bandung area. Sampling was conducted on houses in 16 villages throughout Bandung area. The sampling points were selected according to the Dengue Fever event number, population density, height, and socio-economic status. The total sample points were 1983 houses. Larvae from sample points were collected from various water containments, both natural and manmade, around the settlement. The larvae samples were then brought to the laboratory to be identified and counted. Results indicated the dominant breeding sites were bathtub (50%), gutter (24%), and dispenser (15%). Entomological survey resulted in 24% HI, 12% CI, and 36% BI. This indicates the lack of community participation in preventing DF by eradicating vector?s breeding sites and Bandung is still potential for DF outbreak. [MKB. 2016;49(1):42?7]Key words: Aedes aegypti, Bandung, breeding site, dengue fever, community pasticipation
Effect of Health Education on Community Participation to Eradicate Aedes aegypti-Breeding Sites in Buahbatu and Cinambo Districts, Bandung Elsa, Zahratul; Sumardi, Uun; Faridah, Lia
Jurnal Kesehatan Masyarakat Nasional Volume 12, Issue 2, November 2017
Publisher : Faculty of Public Health Universitas Indonesia

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | Full PDF (801.273 KB) | DOI: 10.21109/kesmas.v0i0.1298

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Dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) is still a major public health problem in many regions in Indonesia including Bandung City. Community participation in implementing Eradication of Mosquito-Breeding Sites is still needed as it is considered the most effective method in controlling the dengue fever. This study aimed to determine the influence of health education towards community participation to eradicate mosquito-breeding sites, which was measured by knowledge level and larva index conducted in Bandung, specifically in two different locations with the highest and the lowest incidence rates of DHF. This study used quasi-experimental method. Samples were 100 people living in Cijawura and Cisaranten Wetan Subdistricts taken by using purposive sampling technique. Pre-test results showed that knowledge level of respondents in both subdistricts was significantly increasing (p value = 0.000) after health education was given. Container index (CI) and House index (HI) values in Cijawura Subdistrict were 13.2% and 26.7% respectively, then 9.6% and 28.4% respectively in Cisaranten Wetan Subdistrict. After the health education, CI value in Cijawura and Cisaranten Wetan Subdistricts significantly decreased (p value < 0.05), but HI value did not (p value > 0.05).
Association between Mothers’ Characteristics, Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice and Intestinal Helminthes Infection on Children Hakiki, Nadhira Permata; Faridah, Lia; Dhamayanti, Meita
Althea Medical Journal Vol 3, No 2 (2016)
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Background: The prevalence of soil-transmitted helminthes infection in Indonesia is still high, especially in children aged 3 to 8 years old. Helminthes infection cause loss of nutrition, delay physical development, intelligence, and labor productivity and decrease immunity. Mothers’ characteristics, knowledge, attitude, and practice are some of the factors that influence the occurrence of intestinal helminthes infection on children. This study was aimed to find the association between mothers’ characteristics, knowledge, attitude, and practice and the occurrence of intestinal helminthes infection on children.Methods: The study was conducted at Jatinangor Cohort’s research center from August to September 2014 using cross sectional analysis. One hundred and forty five secondary data were collected using validated questionnaire that filled by mothers and results of feces on children were tested. The amount of data excluded due to incomplete was 8, the data utilized was then analyzed by Chi Square evaluation.Results: Mothers’ characteristics such as age (P = 0.611), education (P = 0.952), occupation (P = 0.876), income (P = 0.199), and knowledge (P = 0.424; OR = 1.333), attitude (P = 0.236; OR = 0.808), practice (P = 0.333; OR = 4.625) did not have a significant association with the occurrence of intestinal helminthes infection on children.Conclusions: Characteristics, knowledge, attitude, and practice of the mothers towards the intestinal helminthes infection do not associate with the occurrence of intestinal helminthes infection on children. [AMJ.2016;3(2):248–53] DOI: 10.15850/amj.v3n2.794
Identification of Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica and Cryptosporidium sp. in Feces of Diarrheal Patient at Puskesmas Jatinangor, September–November 2012 Palani, Komathi; Faridah, Lia; Sumardi, H. Uun
Althea Medical Journal Vol 2, No 2 (2015)
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Background: Diarrhea is one of the main public health problems occurring in West Java. One of the affected areas is Subdistrict Jatinangor. Inappropriate management of sanitation facilities around Jatinangor area causes contamination of water. Cikeruh River is one of the water sources in Jatinangor Area, from which people obtain water for daily activities. Water borne illness due to poor sanitation condition can lead to parasitic infection such as Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica and Cryptosporidium parvum whichcan cause a prolonged diarrhea. There has not been any study done regarding the presence of parasitical infection causing diarrhea around Jatinangor.Methods: In order to identify the parasitic infection, a descriptive study was carried out on 16 fecal samples collected from diarrheal patient who visited Puskesmas Jatinangor from September–November 2012. The parasites were checked by using wet mount methodResults: The parasites found were Entamoeba histolytica, Cryptosporidium parvum, but none of Giardia lamblia. There were also other findings such as Iodamoeba butschlii and Entamoeba coli.Conclusion: Positive findings of Entamoeba histolytica and Cryptosporidium parvum in diarrhea patients is most probably due to contaminated water and food. Measures need to be done to improve sanitary condition in Cikeruh River to prevent diarrhea. [AMJ.2015;2(1):213–16]
Association of Ascariasis with Nutritional and Anemic Status in Early School-Age Students Eidwina, Chin Annrie; Faridah, Lia; Ermaya, Yudith Setiati; Akhmad Gurnida, Dida
Althea Medical Journal Vol 3, No 1 (2016)
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Background: Ascariasis is one of the most frequent helminthias is that occurred in school-age children. Commonly, severe intensity of infection will seriously affect the nutritional and anemic status of the students. The aim of this study was to determine the association of ascariasis with nutritional and anemic status in early school-age students. Methods: An analytical cross-sectional study was conducted based on the secondary data from Jatinangor Cohort. The secondary data of 74 students who met the criteria were included in this study. Data collection was conducted in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics from August to September 2014. The data obtained was analyzed based on the characteristics of the students regarding gender, age, class, parents’ education, ascariasis, nutritional and anemic status. Then, the data were further analyzed to determine the association of ascariasis with nutritional and anemic status of the students using the chi square test or Fisher test if the requirement was not fulfilled.Results: Sixteen (22%) students were having Ascaris lumbricoides infection, six (8.1%) students were thin and seventeen (23%) students were anemic. There was no statistically significant association found of Ascaris lumbricoides infection with nutritional and anemic status in early school-age students (P value <0.05) in this study.Conclusions: There is no statistically significant association of Ascaris lumbricoides infection with nutritional and anemic status of the early school-age students. [AMJ.2016;3(1):93–8] DOI: 10.15850/amj.v3n1.710
GAMBARAN KONTAINER POTENSIAL DAN KONDISI LINGKUNGANNYA SEBAGAI TEMPAT PERINDUKAN NYAMUK DI UNIVERSITAS PADJADJARAN JATINANGOR Faridah, Lia; Hamda, Muhammad Ersyad; Syafei, Neneng Syarifah; Agrianfanny, Yukan Niko
Majalah Kedokteran Bandung Vol 50, No 2 (2018)
Publisher : Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjadjaran

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.15395/mkb.v50n2.1151

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Nyamuk memiliki peran penting sebagai vektor penyakit menular seperti demam berdarah dengue, malaria, filariasis, demam kuning, dan chikungunya sehingga keberadaan nyamuk perlu dikontrol. Pengawasan tempat perindukan nyamuk akan membantu pihak berwenang untuk merancang pengendalian kepadatan nyamuk. Pertumbuhan larva nyamuk dipengaruhi oleh kondisi lingkungan seperti suhu air, kelembapan udara, dan pH air. Kondisi tersebut dapat bervariasi karena perbedaan geografis, variasi musiman, atau bahkan perubahan iklim.Tujuan penelitian ini adalah mengetahui kontainer potensial dan kondisi lingkungannya sebagai tempat perindukan nyamuk di Universitas Padjadjaran Jatinangor. Penelitian deskriptif dilakukan dengan mengamati larva nyamuk dalam wadah air baik di dalam maupun di luar gedung fakultas. Kondisi lingkungan (pH, suhu dan kelembapan) diukur dan dicatat selama pengamatan untuk setiap kontainer. Hasil penelitian menunjukkan bahwa dari 582 kontainer yang diteliti terdapat 72 (12,4%) positif  larva nyamuk. Kontainer yang paling potensial di dalam bangunan adalah ember, sedangkan di luar bangunan adalah bambu Aedes sp. Mendominasi penemuan larva di lapangan. Suhu air rerata yang diperoleh adalah 24,3oC, kelembapan 66,7% dan pH 8,1. Kondisi suhu dan pH sesuai dengan kondisi optimum perkembangan larva pada umumnya. Sementara tingkat kelembapan yang lebih rendah (kelembapan 81,6?89,5%) masih mampu membuat larva nyamuk tumbuh dengan baik di Universitas Padjadjaran Jatinangor.Kata kunci: Kelembapan, larva nyamuk, pH, suhu air, Universitas Padjadjaran Potential Container and Its Environmental Conditions for Mosquito Breeding Site in Universitas Padjadjaran JatinangorPlaying pivotal role as vector of infectious disease such as dengue hemorrhagic fever, malaria, filariasis, yellow fever and chikungunya, mosquito needs to be controlled. Surveillance for mosquito breeding places will help the authorities in devising means in controlling mosquito density. The growth of mosquito larvae is influenced by environmental conditions such as water temperature, humidity, and pH. Those conditions may vary due to geographic differences, seasonal variations, or even climate change. The purpose of this study was to understand the potential container and its environmental conditions for larvae in Universitas Padjadjaran Jatinangor. A descriptive study was conducted by observing the presence of mosquito larvae in water containers both inside and outside of faculty buildings. Environmental conditions (pH, water temperature and humidity) were measured and recorded during observation for each water container.  Results showed that from 582 containers examined, 72 (12.4%) were positive for larvae. The most potential container in the building was bucket, while foroutside of the building, the most potential container was bamboo. Aedes sp. dominated larvae discovered in this study. The average water temperature obtained was 24.30C with 66% humidity, and pH 8.1. These temperature and pH values are the optimum condition for larvae development in general.  However, lower humidity level (humidity 81.6?89.5%) can still enable good growth of mosquito?s eggs in the campus area of Universitas Padjadjaran Jatinangor.Key words: Humidity, mosquito larvae, pH, water temperature, Universitas Padjadjaran 
DETEKSI KEBERADAAN NYAMUK BERDASARKAN KETINGGIAN GEDUNG DI KAWASAN KAMPUS UNIVERSITAS PADJADJARAN JATINANGOR Faridah, Lia; Leonita, Inggrid; Sari, Sri Yusnita Irda
Majalah Kedokteran Bandung Vol 50, No 1 (2018)
Publisher : Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjadjaran

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Demam berdarah dengue (DBD) di Indonesia menurut data Kemenkes telah menjadi masalah kesehatan selama 45 tahun terakhir, sejak tahun 1968 sampai saat ini. Pada tahun 1973 dan 1983 progresivitasnya meningkat hingga lebih dari 50% kabupaten/kota telah terjangkit kasus DBD. Kabupaten Sumedang sendiri memiliki insidensi 63,75 per 1.000 penduduk dengan jumlah kasus DBD sekitar 715 kasus pada tahun 2012. Tujuan penelitian ini adalah mengevaluasi persebaran nyamuk berdasarkan ketinggian gedung menggunakan media ovitrap dan mosquitoes light trap pada tujuh gedung bertingkat di kawasan kampus Universitas Padjadjaran Jatinangor yang memiliki ketinggian hingga level empat (9,1?12,0 m). Penelitian ini dilakukan pada bulan Mei?Juni 2017. Semua ovitrap diletakkan pada lokasi yang berpotensi sebagai breeding site di dalam ruangan selama satu minggu, tiap-tiap lantai terdapat tiga ovitrap dengan jarak antar ovitrap 1,5 m. Perangkap nyamuk diletakkan pada setiap sudut ruangan yang memiliki sumber arus listrik selama 24 jam dan pengumpulan sampel dilakukan dalam kurun waktu tiga hari berikutnya. Semua sampel kemudian diidentifikasi di Laboratorium Parasitologi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Padjadjaran Jatinangor. Culex spp dan Aedes spp genus nyamuk yang dapat ditemukan pada gedung bertingkat di kawasan kampus Universitas Padjadjaran Jatinangor dengan jumlah terbanyak adalah Culex spp, sedangkan Aedes spp ditemukan dapat bertelur hingga tingkat tiga pada pemukiman yang padat.Kata kunci: Gedung bertingkat, genus, light trap, nyamuk, ovitrap Detection of Mosquito Presence based on Building Elevation in Universitas Padjadjaran JatinangorAccording to the Ministry of Health (KMoH), Dengue­ Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) has been a big problem in Indonesia  since 1968.  In 1973 and 1983, the progressivity of DHF has increased. DHF cases have spread to more than 50% of districts/cities.  Sumedang District has an incidence rate of 63.75 per 1,000 residents with the number of dengue cases of 715 in 2012. The purpose of this study was to evaluate of the presence of mosquito based on building elevation using ovitraps and mosquito light traps. A survey was conducted in seven locations with four different elevations (9.1?12.0 m)  in Universitas Padjadjaran Jatinangor campus during the period of May to June 2017.  All ovitraps were each placed in a potential location for mosquito breeding site for one week. For each elevation, in this case, each floor, three ovitraps were placed with a distance 1.5 m from each other. Modified mosquito light trap was turned on for 24 hours and sample collection was performed after three days. All samples were brought to the Parasitology Laboratory of the Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjajaran for identification. This study showed that two genera of mosquitoes were identified i.e. Culex spp and Aedes spp with Culex spp as the most frequently found genera. The eggs of Aedes spp can be found up to the third floor  in dense settlements.Key words: Genera, high level building, light trap, mosquito, ovitrap
Community Willingness to Participate in A Mosquito Breeding Site Eradication Program: A Study in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia Faridah, Lia; Nuriyah, Eva; Ekawardhani, Savira; Fauzah, Nisa; Sukandar, Hadyana; Agoes, Ridad
Jurnal Endurance Vol 4, No 1 (2019): Jurnal Endurance : Kajian Ilmiah Problema Kesehatan
Publisher : Lembaga Layanan Pendidikan Tinggi (LLDIKTI) Wilayah X

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Despite many efforts to prevent dengue, vector control still promising specially through integrated vector management. This effort requires community participation. Therefore, it is crucial to understand the factors that are associated with the willingness of communities in high prevalence areas to participate in mosquito breeding eradication program. This study explored factors associated with the willingness of community members in Bandung to participate in the mosquito breeding eradication program initiated by Indonesian's government, called One House One Larvae Monitor. A community-based cross-sectional study was carried randomly at sub-district level in Bandung from January-November 2018. Interviews using a set of validated questionnaires were conducted to collect data on demography, socioeconomic status, knowledge, attitude and practice regarding implementation of the program. Among 210 participants, the proportion of low-to-middle knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) index is more prevalent. Yet, for attaining high-score on KAP, there are three main predictors observed; by being female, at least had attend undergraduate level of education, and being an entrepreneur. A good score in the attitude section does not necessarily translate to good score in the practice section. The results reflect the need for better tools for changing the behavior of society, and it should not be limited to enhancement of society’s knowledge.