Abstract

ow Case Detection Rate (CDR) could be interpreted that there are many cases of
pulmonary tuberculosis that has not been detected and given the treatment, so it can be a source of
infection for people in the neighborhood, so it needs an increase in efforts to find active case
(MOH, 2011) , Delays in treatment lead to the transmission, as well as the impact the increased
risk of disease transmission. So search delays pulmonary TB treatment resulted in increased
numbers of cases of pulmonary TB.
Objectives of this study was to analyze the delay of treatment seeking behavior
of Pulmonaru TB patients in Banyumas Regency. The study design using analytic descriptive
study. Samples in this study were patients who had intensive phase of TB treatment (first 2 months)
in Primary Helath care center of Banyumas regency. The sample size of this study were 102
respondents, purposive sampling technique was used in this study. In which the variables includes:
age, sex, occupation, family income, education, marital status, knowledge, perception and delay
seeking treatment of TB patients. Analysis of this study was use simple logistic regression and
linear regression.
The result of this study shows that the majority of pulmonary TB patients were not delay
in seeking of treatment. It was about 56 respondents (54.9%). There is influence between age,
occupation, family income, education level, knowledge, perception and the delay treatment
seeking behavior of pulmonary TB patients in Banyumas Regency. There are no influences
between gender, marital status and the delay treatment seeking behavior of pulmonary
tuberculosis patients in Banyumas Regency.



Keywords: Age, Sex, Occupation, Family Income, Education Level, Marital Status, Knowledge,
Perception, The Delay Treatment Seeking Behavior,TB