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Folia Medica Indonesiana

ISSN 0303-7932

Vol. 49 / No. 2 / Published : 2013-04

TOC : 12, and page :124 - 127

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Correlation between adolescents' knowledge on drugs hazard and their behavior in drug abuse in tulungagung

Author :

  1. Indasah*1
  1. Stikes Surya Mitra Husada Kediri

Abstract :

Adolescence also is synonymous with a crisis of confidence. Feeling nothing to be proud of, teens looking for ways to exist in society.This means that all claims must be obeyed socially either sex, drinking, clubbing, to smoke marijuana. The purpose of this study wasto determine the relationship of knowledge to the youth about the dangers of drug use behavior of adolescents in drug abuse inTulungagung. The study design used is associative observational study with cross sectional approach, the population is around teenTulungagung, using proportional random sampling technique, a sample is taken from some teenagers in Tulungagung with randomsampling. The study was conducted on 16 February 2006, using a questionnaire instrument. Knowledge of adolescents about thedangers of drug use in Tulungagung note that 91 respondents (75.83%) had good knowledge. Behavior of adolescents in drug abusein Tulungagung note that 114 respondents (95.00%) did not use the drug, while the results of the analysis indicate that there is aknowledge of adolescents about the dangers of drugs on the behavior of adolescents in drug abuse in Tulungagung. Seeing theseresults, it is advisable for the school to work with local health authorities to provide counseling on a regular basis to remind theirstudents about the dangers of drugs. (FMI 2013;49:124-127)

Keyword :

knowledge, behaviour, drugs, adolescents,

References :

  1. Notoatmodjo S, (2002). Metodologi Penelitian Kesehatan. Jakarta : Rineka Cipta
  2. Nursalam, (2000). Konsep dan Penerapan Metodologi Penelitian Ilmu Keperawatan. Jakarta : Salemba Medika


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