Relationship Between Closed Contact and Pediatric COVID-19 in Panjatan II Health Center Kulon Progo
Keywords:COVID-19, Pediatric COVID-19, Closed Contact, Family Cluster, Family Member Confirmed Cases
It is estimated that the positive infection rate of COVID-19 in Indonesia is 4.261.412 cases confirmed.
Indonesian Pediatric Society noted that since May 2021, cases of pediatric COVID-19 infection have
been rising; it is related to many factors such as host immunity, nutrition, sociodemographics, and
close contact. Our research evaluated the closed contact factor with confirmed cases in a family
member or household contact and pediatric COVID-19 infection, the incidence of pediatric COVID-19,
the association between closed contact with confirmed cases in family members and pediatric
Our research uses the observational analytics method, cohort retrospective design, based on
medical records, 242 samples collected, period November 2020-November 2021, with sampling
technique consecutive nonrandom sampling; our inclusion criteria are 0-18 years old, have positive
or negative antigen swab or RT-PCR, wholly followed up by the health center.
Using chi-square in SPSS application, our research stated Mother and Father are the main sources of
household contact transmission, children 12-18 years old, women sex are the highest number the
incidence, statistical result p<0,05.
Accordingly, there is an association between closed contact with confirmed cases in family
members and pediatric COVID-19 infection.
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