Effect of Peer Group Support on the Self-Efficacy of Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Patients in Underwent Compliance Treatment

  • Muhammad Jauhar Fuadi Diponegoro University, Indonesia
  • Bagoes widjanarko Diponegoro University, Indonesia
  • Martini Diponegoro University, Indonesia
Keywords: TB MDR, Peer Group Support, Self-Efficacy, Treatment Compliance.


MDR TB disease occurs due to treatment failure, non-compliance in maintaining treatment so as to cause treatment interruption, improper treatment resulting in primary resistance. MDR TB treatment requires a longer treatment time, so the treatment time will cause various kinds of effects of symptoms of physical and even mental disorders. Because this treatment requires a very strong belief or self-efficacy so that people with MDR TB can recover. One effort to improve self-efficacy is through vicarious experience or a person's experience by means ofactivities Peer Group Support.

The purpose of the study is to determine the effect of Peer Group Support on the self-efficacy of patients Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in undergoing medication adherence.

The method of the study This type of research uses true experimental randomized pre-post test control group design. Samples were taken using simple random sampling consisting of 17 respondents each, both from the intervention group and the control group. Peer Group Support is carried out in 4 stages for 4 weeks with a duration of 45-60 minutes. The independent variable in this study is Peer Group Support, while the dependent variable is self-efficacy and adherence to undergo treatment. Data were analyzed with the Mann-Whitney Test and Wilcoxon signed.


The conclusion of finding research conclusions fromstudy thisindicate that there is an effect of peer group support on patient self-efficacy and adherence to treatment.


Keywords: TB MDR, Peer Group Support, Self-Efficacy, Treatment Compliance.