Analysis of Smoking Behaviour Based on Sex among Junior High School Students

Diah Wijayanti Sutha

Abstract

Smoking has a negative effect on female's reproductive health and also increases the risk of impotence for male. Female smokers even have a higher risk of having babies with low birth weight. Adolescents tend to have the potential of cigarette addiction. This research aimed to analyze the smoking behavior and knowledge about smoking by sex among students of Junior High School. This type of research was analytical research with Cross-Sectional approach. The population in this research was all students of Junior High School. The sampling technique used was­ Stratified Random Sampling based on the class of respondents and obtained sample of 273 students. The research instruments used were questionnaire and observation sheet. This research was analysed using the Chi square test. The results of this research showed that 98 students had smoking behavior. The smoking behavior was owned by 94 male students and 4 female students. As many as 70.7% of students had low knowledge about smoking behavior and never had received any health education before. The analysis of this research also revealed that the students still needed information about the dangers of cigarettes.

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Sutha D. (2017). Analysis of Smoking Behaviour Based on Sex among Junior High School Students.In Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium of Public Health - Volume 1: ISOPH, ISBN 978-989-758-338-4, pages 67-71. DOI: 10.5220/0007509300670071


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@conference{isoph17,
author={Diah Wijayanti Sutha},
title={Analysis of Smoking Behaviour Based on Sex among Junior High School Students},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium of Public Health - Volume 1: ISOPH,},
year={2017},
pages={67-71},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007509300670071},
isbn={978-989-758-338-4},
}


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TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium of Public Health - Volume 1: ISOPH,
TI - Analysis of Smoking Behaviour Based on Sex among Junior High School Students
SN - 978-989-758-338-4
AU - Sutha D.
PY - 2017
SP - 67
EP - 71
DO - 10.5220/0007509300670071