The Readiness of Smokers to Quit Smoking

  •  Septian Emma Dwi Jatmika    
  •  Muchsin Maulana    
  •  Kuntoro Kuntoro    
  •  Santi Martini    
  •  Beni Setya Anjani    


INTRODUCTION: The aim of the study is to find out the archives of smokers' readiness to quit smoking after the application of the Smoke-free House (RBAR) program.

MATERIAL & METHODS: This type of research is a descriptive analytic study by using cross sectional approach. The research was conducted in a hamlet neighborhood (RW) that had been implementing RBAR program, and were selected randomly. They are RW 8 Tegal Panggung, RW 5 Tegal Panggung, RW 11 Ngupasan, RW 12 Bumijeo, RW 11 Gowongan. The samples were taken by cluster random sampling technique and obtained 70 heads of families with criteria of willing to be respondents, family heads (male), active smokers and permanent residents who lives in the study site since the RBAR program was first set in 2010. Data analysis was done by chi-square test.

RESULTS: The result shows that attitudes has significant relation to the readiness of smokers to quit smoking after the application of the RBAR program (p value = 0.030).

DISCUSSION & CONCLUSIONS: The carried out interventions can be adjusted to the stages of the smokers’ behavior change process.

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