Immunization Evaluation In The Central Java Center Of Indonesia

  • Edi Siswanto Masters student promotion of public health at Diponegoro University, Indonesia
  • Ani Margawati Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Diponegoro University, Indonesia
  • Antono Suryoputro 3. Health Policy Administration, Faculty of Public Health, Diponegoro University, Indonesia
Keywords: Immunization Evaluation, Samin Society


The Samin community is an indigenous community in Pati, Central Java, Indonesia, which has a different way of life from the community in general. 79 children aged 2 years to 5 years only 1 child who has complete basic immunization.

The purpose of this study was to determine the modification variable factors in the Health Belief Model theory that affect the low immunization coverage in the Samin Pati Society of Central Java, Indonesia. This study uses a qualitative method with a croossexional approach carried out by observational. The research subjects consisted of 6 main informants and 3 triangulation informants. Taking informants by purposive sampling, data collection techniques by in-depth interviews, observation and document review.

The results of this study that most of the Samin community has an understanding of Samin culture does not regulate immunization, a small proportion have a culture of following Samin's ancestors who did not immunize their children. Age is considered not important so do not know the age of the child. Adam's religion does not regulate immunization, knowledge about immunization is lacking.

The conclusion seen from the modification variable in the Health Belief Model theory is that the Samin community is a small part of following the culture of the ancestors Samin does not immunize their children and knowledge that less influences the lack of immunization coverage in the Samin Pati Society of Central Java Indonesia.


Download data is not yet available.
How to Cite
Siswanto, E., Margawati, A., & Suryoputro, A. (2020). Immunization Evaluation In The Central Java Center Of Indonesia. International Journal of Health, Education & Social (IJHES), 3(3), 1-10.