Knowledge and Behaviour about Adolescent Reproductive Health in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Solikhah, . and Nurdjannah, Sitti (2015) Knowledge and Behaviour about Adolescent Reproductive Health in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. International Journal of Public Health Science (IJPHS), 4 (4). pp. 326-331. ISSN 2252-8806

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Lack of knowledge about reproductive health in adolescent, making teens easily influenced by misinformation and harmful to their reproductive health.
Health education plays an important role in increasing their knowledge and behaviour of young people in order to maintain good reproductive health. The purpose of the research was to see the impact of health education on the knowledge and behaviour of adolescents in reproductive health. Paired t test
analysis results indicate that counselling on reproductive health effect on both knowledge about reproductive health (mean difference: 10.216, 95% CI:
6.622 to 13.809) and attitude about reproductive health in adolescents (mean difference: 65.417, 95% CI: 11,176 to 61.690). Knowledge of adolescents about reproductive health would be beneficial in preparing the young people in good reproductive health issues so expect teenagers do not conflict with
the norms prevailing in the community.

Item Type: Artikel Umum
Keyword: Adolescent, Knowledge and behaviour Reproductive health
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Q Science > Q Science (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisi / Prodi: Faculty of Public Health (Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat) > S1-Science in Public Health (S1-Kesehatan Masyarakat)
Depositing User: Dr Solikhah Solikhah
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2019 10:02
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2019 10:02

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