Dukungan sosial bagi komunitas diet di media sosial

Agustin, Helfi and Hartiningsih, Dini (2021) Dukungan sosial bagi komunitas diet di media sosial. [Artikel Dosen]

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The number of users of social media in Indonesia has the potential to control global epidemiological problems including obesity. Does the group formed on social media, that consists of people who do not know each other, but because of the similarity of interest in losing weight, will help increase the motivation of the group members? The purpose of this study was to find a relationship between friend sup�port on social media with increased motivation in weight loss. This research is descriptive analytic, with cross sectional design. A sample of
110 people was selected using a purposive sampling technique. The research instrument was adopted from the Treatment Self-Regulation Questionnaire (TSRQ) and the Ballatine questionnaire. The results showed 88.2% of respondents were women, 85.5% were aged 20-40
years, most were housewives (50.9%), the period of joining groups on social media between 1-4 months (45.5%). About 49.1% of respon�dents felt strongly supported and motivated by members in fellow groups on social media. The statistical test results show that there is a relationship between social support and motivation for weight loss (pValue 0.019). This study shows that groups on social media can help maintain the motivation of their members to carry out a diet. It is recommended that health promotion personnel to use social media as an alternative to disseminating health program information.
Keywords: Social Support, Diet group, Obesity, Social Media

Item Type: Artikel Dosen
Subjects: 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: SKM., MKM Helfi Agustin
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2023 01:15
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2023 02:38
URI: http://eprints.uad.ac.id/id/eprint/47194

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