The Effect of the Peer Education for Adolescent in Improving Knowledge on HIV AIDS Prevention in Sleman Regency
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- Peer Education, Knowledge, HIV AIDS prevention, Adolescent
One of the sustainable development goals (SDG) in 2030 is decreasing HIV AIDS epidemic in all country. The number of HIV AIDS incidence in Sleman Regency is the highest of all regions in the Province Yogyakarta with amount 915 from 2032 case in 2018. Adolescent are the most group which is infected HIV AIDS potentially and only few of them understand the transmission of HIV AIDS. Peer education is one of the solutions on health education to prevent the transmission of HIV AIDS. The aim of this research is to find out the effect of peer education in increasing knowledge about HIV AIDS prevention by adolescent. The type of the research is quasi experimental with pre-post and post-test control group design. The samples were 76 high school students selected by purposive sampling. The intervention group receives peer education and the control group receives lecture health education. Data were collected by questionnaires. The data analysis were performed by Wilcoxon and Mann Whitney test. Pre-test and posttest knowledge of peer education and the control group showed significant difference (p=0,000). There is a significant difference (0,000) average score of knowledge between peer education and control group after a given intervention. There is influence of the peer education for the improvement of adolescent knowledge HIV AIDS prevention.
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TY - CONF AU - Dewi Ariyaniwulandari AU - Nur Yeti Syarifah PY - 2019/11 DA - 2019/11 TI - The Effect of the Peer Education for Adolescent in Improving Knowledge on HIV AIDS Prevention in Sleman Regency BT - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Health Sciences (ICHS 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 62 EP - 66 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ichs-18.2019.9 DO - 10.2991/ichs-18.2019.9 ID - Ariyaniwulandari2019/11 ER -