The relevance of public knowledge and the degree of health

Public health literacy study


  • Herman Sjahruddin Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Ekonomi Makassar Bongaya, Indonesia
  • Budi Sulistiyo Nugroho Politeknik Energi dan Mineral Akamigas (PEM Akamigas), Cepu, Indonesia
  • Tamaulina Br Sembiring Universitas Pembangunan Panca Budi, Medan, Indonesia
  • B.M.A.S. Anaconda Bangkara President University, Cikarang Bekasi, Indonesia
  • Endang Fatmawati Universitas Diponegoro, Semarang, Indonesia


health experience, health status, literature review, public health, relevance


This study wants to get more in-depth information from evidence from field studies about the relevance of public knowledge to the public on their health status. We have done the proof by examining some applications that discuss the issue of the two variables above, namely the correlation or application between the experience and education of the community and their health status. We got the data from publications both at home and abroad. We scrutinized the data under a phenomenological approach to get much information and examine it to get answers to appropriate and relevant understanding to answer the problems and hypotheses of this study. Our data search is done electronically with the help of the Google Search engine by entering keywords, and then the search occurs. In other words, this situation relies entirely on secondary data in the form of applications released between 2010 and 2020, relatively new and updated data. In a series of reports, we follow several study models written in qualitative form. Data so that we can say that there is a profound correlation between public health and public behavior and education. Thus this finding becomes an essential input in improving the quality of future studies.


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Sjahruddin, H., Nugroho, B. S., Sembiring, T. B., Bangkara, B. A., & Fatmawati, E. (2022). The relevance of public knowledge and the degree of health: Public health literacy study. International Journal of Health Sciences, 6(1), 469–480.



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