Relationship between The level of Education and work withidus


  • Matwimiyadi . Rumah Sakit Jiwa Tampan Pekanbaru



Tampan Pschiatric Hospital Riau Province, Level of Education and Employment, drug abusers


Drug abusers are people who use one or several types of Narcotics, Psychotropic and Other Addictive Substances, periodically or regularly outside the medical indications, giving rise to health problems of physical, psychological and social dysfunction. In Indonesia prevalence of drug abuse has increased every year and expected 3.6 million people are involved in drug abuse.This study aimed to determine the relationship of the level of education and work with drug abusers. This research is using a quantitative analytical observational case-control design. The population of this study were all patients who visited a mental hospital Riau province.The sample cases are drug abusers who totaled 87 cases and control samples as much as 87 taken by simple random sampling technique. Secondary data collection is done by tracking the status of the document to the card of drug abuse in the medical record.The data were analyzed using univariate and bivariate.The result of this research is the work (adjusted OR: 1.93; 95% CI: 1.05 to 3.55).From the results of this study showed that people who do not work with 1.93 times greater chance of becoming drug abusers compared with those who to work. It is recommended to RSJ Handsome Riau Province in order to further enhance the promotion of public health, with regard to the prevention of drug abuse


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. M. Relationship between The level of Education and work withidus. J Keskom [Internet]. 2014 Nov. 1 [cited 2022 Oct. 5];2(5):211-4. Available from: