PERCEPTION, PARTICIPATION, AND INFLUENCING FACTORS FOR PARENTS OF THE STUDENTS IN MITIGATING THE IMPACT OF LEAD (PB)POLLUTION IN THE AIR

Ridwan Fauzi, Muhamad Yusup Hidayat, Bambang Hindratmo, Siti Masitoh
2019 Jurnal Penelitian Sosial dan Ekonomi Kehutanan  
Lead pollution (Pb) as a negative impact of battery smelting has adverse effect on human health. Children are at the greatest risk as a result of the lead pollution. Involvement of parents in carrying out mitigation efforts to reduce the impact of air pollution is important to be improved. This study aims to determine perception, participation, and factors affecting the parents of the students in mitigating the impact of lead pollution. The respondents of the study using survey methods are
more » ... ey methods are parents of the students at Madrasah Ibtidaiyah Baitussa'adah, Curug, Tangerang. Data were analyzed by using the Likert scale, scoring, and logit regression analysis. Data were collected from 174 respondents. Result from Likert analysis showed that in general the parents of the students had a good understanding related to the lead pollution in the air. The majority or 69% of the respondents have a moderate level of participation in mitigating the effects of lead pollution in the air. Furthermore, the research results also showed that the willingness of the community to carry out mitigation actions was influenced by family income, knowledge on lead pollution, as well as length of time for activities carried out outside the home. Mitigation actions against lead pollution need to be done by the community, especially by the parents of the students. ABSTRAK Pencemaran logam berat timbel (Pb) di udara sebagai dampak negatif adanya peleburan aki bekas mempunyai pengaruh buruk bagi kesehatan manusia. Anak-anak mendapat risiko paling besar sebagai akibat pencemaran tersebut. Peran orang tua dalam melakukan upaya mitigasi pengurangan dampak pencemaran udara menjadi hal yang penting untuk ditingkatkan. Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk mengetahui persepsi dan partisipasi orang tua siswa dalam aktivitas mitigasi dampak pencemaran timbel di udara. Penelitian ini menggunakan metode survei dengan responden yang merupakan orang tua siswa Madrasah Ibtidaiyah (MI) Baitussa'adah, Curug, Tangerang. Analisis data dilakukan dengan menggunakan skala Likert, scoring, dan analisis statistik regresi logit (logit regression analysis). Informasi berhasil dihimpun dari174 responden. Berdasarkan hasil analisis Likert didapatkan informasi bahwa secara umum orang tua dari siswa MI Baitussa'adah mempunyai persepsi pemahaman yang cukup baik terkait pencemaran timbel di udara. Mayoritas yakni sebanyak 69% orang tua siswa memiliki tingkat partisipasi terhadap tindakan mitigasi dampak pencemaran timbel di udara dalam tingkatan sedang. Lebih lanjut, hasil penelitian menunjukkan bahwa kesediaan masyarakat untuk melakukan tindakan mitigasi dipengaruhi oleh pendapatan keluarga, pengetahuan tentang pencemaran timbel, dan lamanya waktu aktivitas di luar rumah. Tindakan mitigasi dalam pencemaran timbel di udara perlu dilakukan masyarakat, khususnya orang tua siswa.
doi:10.20886/jpsek.2019.16.3.169-180 fatcat:yiwnwos4s5hbphwyz7cveqbxf4