ABSTRACT Objective Preparedness of teacher in elementary school is important to determine the level of student’s knowledge about preparedness through learning process in school. Early findings have revealed that 66.7% teachers are not ready to face earthquake. This study was purposed to determine related factors to earthquake disaster preparedness among teachers at elementary schools in The Coastal Area of Padang Barat Sub-district 2018. Methods This research was conducted in December 2018-February 2019 in Padang Barat Sub-district using cross-sectional study. There are 80 teachers as population and 48 teachers as samples selected by Proportional Random Sampling method. Data collection is done with interview using questionnaire. Data were analyzed using univariate and bivariate analysis with Chi-Square test. Results The findings based on univariate analysis have revealed that less than half of the respondents are not ready to face earthquake of 47.9%. The findings based on bivariate analysis showed that knowledge (p=0.019) and behavior (p=0.022) were related to preparedness, meanwhile experience (p=0.086) and year of works (p=0.343) have no relationship with preparedness. Conclusion Less than half of the respondent are not ready to face earthquake knowledge and behavior are the related variable meanwhile experience and year of works are the unrelated variable. Training programs of preparedness should be continuously implemented for train the teachers to actively deal with disaster preparedness Keywords: preparedness, teacher of elementary school, earthquake.
Dinia, Hafizah Z (2019) FAKTOR-FAKTOR YANG BERHUBUNGAN DENGAN KESIAPSIAGAAN TERHADAP GEMPA BUMI PADA GURU DI SD KAWASAN PESISIR PANTAI KECAMATAN PADANG BARAT TAHUN 2018. Diploma thesis, Universitas Andalas.