Role of Families, Community Groups and Media as Sources of Reproductive Health Information in Catholic Young People (OMK) at Stasi st. Fransiskus Saverius Asisi Naimata-Sub-District Liliba-Kupang-NTT

  • Yuliana Dafroyati Health Polytechnic of Kupang
Keywords: Adolescent reproductive health, Family, Community groups, Media and OMK

Abstract

Background: Problems with adolescent health are often encountered such as free sex, the spread of venereal disease, a pregnancy outside marriage and unwanted pregnancies. The Indonesian Adolescent Reproductive Health Survey in 2007, 1.3% of women claimed to have had sex before marriage and 6.4% of adolescents had sex before marriage. Pos Kupang (May 5, 2017) there are 75% of teenagers dating in Maumere have had sexual relations according to the results of research conducted by the Foundation for Health and Community Welfare (Rakestraw) Flores-Lembata on 150 teenage respondents with junior high school and senior high school in Maumere. Objective: To identify the role of family, community groups and mass media in providing reproductive health information to young Catholics (OMK). Method: This study used a cross-sectional design with a quantitative approach. Samples of teenage young Catholics (OMK) at Stasi St. The number of Naimata-Kupang-NTT members is 100 people. Results: Respondents' characteristics indicate that the proportion of OMK's age is mostly (92%) aged> 15 years. The sex is almost the same between men (41% and 59% women., Education level> 50% at the high school / vocational level and later D-III (4%), PT (15%). For parents of OMK: The proportion of education level is almost evenly distributed but there are still more high schools / vocational schools (44%). The work of parents is also almost even (farmers: 37%., Private: 21%. PNS / TNI Polri: 27% and others: 15%. Data related to reproductive health information sources from families as a source of information, at most mothers (90%), following close relatives (75%) ., health workers (70%), teacher / lecturer (68%), siblings (67%), friends (70%), close family (68%), teacher / lecturer (60%), who others are only a small number, community groups as sources of information, namely> 50% family development (53%), counseling (NGOs) -58%, government counseling (55%), more than 50%, media as the most extensive source of information from the internet (95%), following television (93%), books (89%), cellphones (78%), leaflets / posters (55%) others <50% and even today no longer with media correspondence tends to be online media. Conclusion: There is a family role, especially mothers and health workers, community groups and the media as a source of information on adolescent reproductive health at the STK Stations. Fransiskus saverius Naimanata-Kupang-NTT. Suggestions submitted to the Stasi Board of Management Frasiskus Naimata to improve strengthening of mothers as the main source for adolescents in obtaining reproductive health information through counseling through routine activities in the church by working with health workers and health institutions in the Kupang City area.

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Published
2018-12-31
How to Cite
Dafroyati, Y. (2018). Role of Families, Community Groups and Media as Sources of Reproductive Health Information in Catholic Young People (OMK) at Stasi st. Fransiskus Saverius Asisi Naimata-Sub-District Liliba-Kupang-NTT. Proceeding 1st. International Conference Health Polytechnic of Kupang, 608-618. Retrieved from https://proceeding.poltekeskupang.ac.id/index.php/ichpk/article/view/122