YouTube Videos as Prevention of Risky Sexual Behavior in Adolescents
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- risky sexual behavior in adolescents, YouTube, health promotion
Risky sexual behavior in unmarried adolescents tend to increase and this can risk the occurrence of adolescent pregnancy, sexually-transmitted infection (STIs), abortion, early marriage, etc. By the right information, adolescents should have a good attitude and responsibility toward their reproductive health. Health promotion effort to prevent risky sexual behavior by using social media is expected to be an innovative breakthrough. The use of social media such as YouTube in health promotion has been significantly increased. This study aims to analysis content media of YouTube videos that appealing to adolescents is needed as one of the medias as prevention of risky sexual behavior in adolescents. This is descriptive research with a qualitative approach using the content analysis technique. The subject of this study is videos from a social media platform YouTube that were chosen using the keywords “kesehatan reproduksi remaja”, “ perilaku seksual beresiko remaja”, “ dampak perilaku seksual beresiko remaja” and “pencegahan perilaku seksual beresiko remaja” all the videos are using Indonesian and the maximum duration for each video is 45 minutes. Selected 55 videos that are feasible to analyze are grouped based on video characteristics, upload time, duration, the number of views, likes, dislikes and also video forms. From 55 selected videos, 4 most watched videos are the ones in form of short films and they are divided into categories namely reproductive health, the impact of risky sexual behavior, prevention of risky sexual behavior, and others. Information media that are innovative and right on target to prevent risky sexual behavior in adolescents on YouTube is still not enough. YouTube as a social media video platform has the potential as one of the health promotion media in order to prevent risky sexual behavior in adolescents.
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TY - CONF AU - Mellytia Ayukristi Endriani AU - Zahroh Shaluhiyah AU - Budi Laksono PY - 2020 DA - 2020/03/20 TI - YouTube Videos as Prevention of Risky Sexual Behavior in Adolescents BT - Proceedings of the 5th Universitas Ahmad Dahlan Public Health Conference (UPHEC 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 106 EP - 111 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.200311.020 DO - 10.2991/ahsr.k.200311.020 ID - Endriani2020 ER -