Reproductive Health Behavior of Street Youth Guided by Karya Putra Indonesia Mandiri Foundation in Central Jakarta Region
Background:Adolescents psychologically have a negative self-concept that is easily influenced and tends to behave freely. This study aims to determine whether there is a relationship between the role of parents and the role of friends with the reproductive health behavior of street adolescents. The problem with this research is the high rate of teenage pregnancy in Indonesia and adolescents account for 30% of unwanted pregnancies and unsafe abortions.
Material and Method:Cross sectional research design. The sample in this study was YPKIM fostered adolescents aged 15-19 years. Data processing and analysis using chi square test and multiple logistic regression.
Findings and Discussion:Poor reproductive health behaviors in YPKMI street adolescents by 33.3%. Based on the results of bivariate analysis found there is a relationship between the role of parents and the role of friends with reproductive health behavior. Multivariate analysis shows that knowledge is the most dominant risk factor associated with reproductive health behavior (OR = 6,610).
Conclusion:The results of this study prove the need to increase reproductive health knowledge in street adolescents to improve reproductive health behavior better by creating programs specifically for the coaching of adolescents, especially street adolescents.
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