Peer Influence and Dating as Predictors of Pre- Marital Sexual Behavior Among Indonesia Unmarried Youth
Dian Luthfiana Sufyan, Yuri Nurdiantami
Dian Luthfiana Sufyan
Available Online 25 November 2020.
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- pre-marital sex, unmarried youth, sexual risk behavior, peer influence, dating
- Background & purpose: Indonesia are facing demographic dividend in the next decade, as the main responsible human resource, identification of potential factors associated to sexual-risk behavior among unmarried youth must be undertaken. This study aims to investigate the association and identify the robust predictor between peer-influence, substance use and dating with pre-marital sexual. Methods: A cross sectional study of the 2017 Indonesia Demographic and Health Survey carried out 11,299 unmarried youth aged 15-24 year old. Result: The proportion of pre-marital sexual in Indonesia unmarried youth in this study was 11,5%. Based on logistics regression analysis, pre-marital sex was significantly associated with gender, type of residence, smoking behavior, alcohol drinking, drug usage experience, peer influence, and dating. The most robust predictor was peer influence with the adjusted odds ratio (aOR) 10,91, 95% CI 9,55 – 12,47. Conclusion: The proportion of unmarried youth pre-marital sex in Indonesia remains high with peer influence as the robust predictor. Youth specific needs must tailor the education intervention.
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TY - CONF AU - Dian Luthfiana Sufyan AU - Yuri Nurdiantami PY - 2020 DA - 2020/11/25 TI - Peer Influence and Dating as Predictors of Pre- Marital Sexual Behavior Among Indonesia Unmarried Youth BT - Proceedings of the International Conference of Health Development. Covid-19 and the Role of Healthcare Workers in the Industrial Era (ICHD 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 235 EP - 241 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.201125.041 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.201125.041 ID - Sufyan2020 ER -