FEMALE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS' KNOWLEDGE TOWARD THE RISK OF PREGNANCY BEFORE MARRIAGE AT SMK AL-HIDAYAH

  • Tatik Setiarini

Abstract

Background: Statistics of the World Health Organization in 2014 indicate that the birth rate of babies from teenage mothers aged around 15 to 19 years in the world is about 49 out of 1000 teenage girls. Pregnancy before marriage in teenager has so many health risks such as severe bleeding, infection, and eclampsia.

Method: This research used descriptive cross-sectional study. This research was conducted at Al-Hidayah High School in South Jakarta in 2015. The sample in this study amounted to 192 people. The instrument used was a questionnaire using univariate data analysis.

Results: The results of the study show that the level of knowledge of high school students is 82.2% good. The majority of the socio-economic level is in the group <3,100,000 (79.7%). in addition, information sources are obtained from print and electronic media (78.2%). In addition, 45.3% of students performed e in sexual behavior. Environment does not affect sexual behavior for the majority of students (94.8%).

Conclusions: For young women it is very important to filter knowledge about the effects of teenage pregnancy

Published
2019-10-31