ABSTRACT: Nationally, the prevalence of joint disease (gout arthritis) is 34%. In North Sulawesi, one in four people aged> 15 years suffering from diseases of the joints (gouty arthritis) based on the diagnosis of health professionals and symptoms. Joint disease and the diagnosis is based on symptoms found throughout the district / city where the prevalence varies between 16% - 34.1%. The highest joint disease in South Minahasa District of 34.1%, or about one in three, while the city of Bitung is 28% and the lowest in the city of Manado (16.6%) were at one in six people aged> 15 years. While if it is based on the diagnosis only, the joint disease found in about one in ten people aged> 15 years (11.4%). The highest prevalence was found in Bolaang Mongondow that nearly one in four people aged> 15 years and lowest in Tomohon, four among a hundred people> 15 years (4%). This study aims at knowing the relationship with the consumption of alcoholic beverages uric acid levels in adult males in the village Koya Tondano District South Minahasa regency. This type of research is an observational study with cross sectional design. Number of samples 49 were determined by purposive sampling. The measurement of the consumption of alcoholic drinks and intake of foods high in purine using a food frequency questionnaire and qouestionnaire, while the measurement of uric acid levels is done with laboratory tests. Data analysis using Spearman's rho correlation test. The results obtained by the research sample contained the highest in the age group 41-50 years. After analysis of data consumption of alcoholic beverages with high levels of uric acid test analytic correlation Spearman's known the value of the correlation coefficient of Spearman's rho of 0.284 with a significance level ρ = 0.048 (ρ <0.05), while the analysis of the data volume of the alcohol to the uric acid levels using test analytic Spearman's correlation coefficient known Spearman's rho correlation of 0.479 with a significance level ρ = 0.00 (ρ <0.01). The conclusion of this research that there is a significant association between the consumption of alcoholic beverages with high levels of uric acid adult males in the village Koya Tondano District South Minahasa regency.
Penulis: Ana B. Montol, danAgnes Rotinsulu
Kode Jurnal: jpkesmasdd140501