Proceedings of the International Conference on Applied Science and Health
No. 2 (2017)

THE EFFECT OF HEALTH EDUCATION ON PERSONAL HYGIENE BEHAVIOUR IN PREVENTING VAGINAL DISCHARGE

Mardelia Astriani (Unknown)
Lia Dian Ayuningrum (Unknown)
Aristy Rian Avinda Putri (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
29 Sep 2017

Abstract

Background:As 75% of women experience vaginal discharge once in their life phase and as many as 45% experiences recurring conditions. Lack of knowledge about personal hygiene especially vaginal hygiene is the main cause of vaginal discharge. Aims: The purpose of this research is to find the effect of health education about personal hygiene to a behavior of preventing vaginal discharge. Methods:The study employed a Quasi Experiment with Nonequivalent Control Group Design. Sampling technique by Probability Sampling with Cluster Sampling. A sample of 136 from 206 students were involved anddivided into two groups; control and experimental group. The instrument used was questionnaire related to vaginal hygiene.Independent-t tests were used to analyze data to differences between experimental and control groups. And then paired t-test is used to see the difference between pretest and postest of each group.. Results:From the results, Lavene's test has the same or homogeneous variation with a score of sig 0.771 (sig> 0.05). Then p-value of t-test test obtained sig. 0.000 (sig> 0.05), which indicates a significant difference between groups treated with health education about personal hygiene behavior to preventing vaginal discharge with untreated groups. Conclusion: The conclusion is there was an effect of health education on personal hygiene to student's behavior of preventing vaginal discharge in Wikarya Karanganyar Vocational High School. 

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Journal Info

Abbrev

icash

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Subject

Education Health Professions Medicine & Pharmacology Nursing Public Health

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