Factors Affecting Utilization of National Health Insurance (JKN) in Dental Health Among Coastal Community in Watu Ulo, Jember
Misrohmasari, Elyda Akhya Afida
Pangestu, Arwinda Hening
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The objectives of this study are to identify factor a sociated with national health insurance (JKN) utilization in dental health at primary health cares among PBl participants in a coastal community in Watu Ulo, Jernber. A survey was conducted among 104 adults enrolled incapable polis insurance (PB\ JKN) living in Watu Ulo in February 2018. A descriptive statistic was done to analyze the ocioeconomic characteristics, knowledge of dental insurance coverage and utilization of the insurance in dental health al primary health cares. Multiple regression was performed 10 examine the deierrninan of dental insurance utilization. The mean score of knowledge on dental health coverage was 2.28 (SD= l.16) with the minimum score at O and maximum at 5. More than 86% of' the respondents never use their insurance in any dental services provided at primary health centers. The knowledge on dental insurance coverage was strongly associated with utilization of the insurance (p = 0.00 l ), while four other factors, ase sex education and occupation were not associated with utilization of dental insurance. The ~, J'' ' knowledge of insurance coverage influenced the utilization of dental health insurance. It is required more efforts on dissemination knowledge on the coverage or national health insurance on dental health lo achieve equity on health among the coastal community.