EFFECTIVENESS OF MENEY EXTRACT (TURMERIC HONEY) TO DECREASE OF UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTION IN AGE 4-5 YEARS IN THE COASTAL AREA SOUTH SURABAYA

Hidayatus Sya’diyah, Yulia Aida Wardah

Abstract


Many toddler having a cold and cough which can heal by giving a turmeric honey extract.
The purpose of research is knowing about effectiveness of turmeric and honey extract to
discrease upper respiratory tract infection in age 4-5 in the coastal area south Surabaya.
Research used true experimental with non equivalentcontrol group design type. The
population were 32 toddler respondens. With sampel random sampling were 30 toddler
respondens divided into control group and experimental group. The instrument used SOP and
URTI questionary in toddler, and analized by Wilcoxon and Mannwhitney test.
The Result showed experimental group obtained URTI grievance decreased in 5 days, while
in control group no decrease was obtained. Wilcoxon test showed turmeric and honey extract
effectived in experimental group p = 0,002, Wilcoxon test in control group showed there was
p = 0,157. Mann whitney test showed contradiction in both group p = 0,001 (p< a = 0.05).
Turmeric honey extract is needed by toddler who have URTI, so it can decrease URTI
grievance and increase toddler immunity
Keyword: Toddler, Turmeric Honey Extract, URTI


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