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Research Article Volume 7 Issue 5

Long Trip High Risk of RT PCR Positive for International Traveler

Cicilia Widyaningsih*, Iksan Akbar and Anna Sunita

Public Health Programme, Post Graduate Faculty , Universitas Respati Indonesia, Indonesia

*Corresponding Author: Cicilia Widyaningsih, Program Studi Kesehatan Masyarakat, Fakultas Pascasarjana, Universitas Respati, Indonesia.

Received: March 28, 2023; Published: April 25, 2023


Data from the World Tourism Organization and the World Bank in 2019, international travel agents were more than 1.5 billion tourists, in Indonesia 1.3 million people. This number was very large and was one of the risk factors for the spread of disease between countries and can be a risk for cases of importing Covid19 from abroad. The purpose of this research was to predict COVID-19 cases among international travelers according to individual characteristics, vital signs and environmental factors at Wisma Quarantine Pademangan in 2021. Case Control study, the random sampling was 233 cases Covid19, 233 controls, descriptive analysis, chi square and multiple logistic regression. Results 18-39 years old 63.3%, female 50.4%, working 63.3%, Indonesian citizen 95.1%, high risk country 54.9%, long journey 37.8%, close contact 3.6%, comorbid 9.9%, high blood pressure 18.2%, high temperature 6%, high pulse 7.3%, abnormal respiration 5.8%, abnormal saturation 6.4%. Factors were significants: the length of the trip p 0.000, OR 7.233; temperature p 0.003, OR 5.871; work p 0.035, OR 5.405; close contact p 0.037, OR 4.495, nationality p 0.053, OR 4.277; oxygen saturation p 0.041, OR 3.678; breath p 0.017, OR 3.389; Country of origin 0.000, OR 3.190;comorbid p 0.012, OR 2.818; gender p 0.000, OR 2.606; age p 0.000, OR 2,405. Conclusion 11 Covid-19 factors contributed 44.6%, the most important factor was the length of the trip.

Keywords: COVID-19; Length of International Travel; Tourism


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Citation: Cicilia Widyaningsih., et al. “Long Trip High Risk of RT PCR Positive for International Traveler".Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 7.5 (2023): 77-84.


Copyright: © 2023 Cicilia Widyaningsih., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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