Myths about Menstrual Personal Hygiene among FemaleAdolescents

Kesmas: National Public Health Journal

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Title Myths about Menstrual Personal Hygiene among FemaleAdolescents
 
Creator Palupi, Tyas Diah
Pristya, Terry Y.R.
Novirsa, Randy
 
Subject adolescence, menstruation, myth, personal hygiene
 
Description Poor personal hygiene during menstruation among adolescents can lead to urinary tract infection, reproductive tract infection, and skin irritation. This studyaimed to determine the relationship between belief in myths and personal hygiene during menstruation. Cross-sectional quantitative study was conductedusing a sample of 119 10th grade female students from Tangerang 13 State Senior High School selected through purposive sampling. Logistic regressionanalysis was used in this study to determine the relationship between myths and personal hygiene after age of menarche, attitude, socioeconomic status,information, and maternal education were controlled. In the bivariate selection, modeling was completed by entering confounding and interaction variablesthen reducing the confounding variables by examining changes in the odds ratio. Results showed that the students who believed the myths were 3.7 timesmore likely to not practice personal hygiene during menstruation compared with those who did not believe the myths after attitude and status socioeconomicstatus were controlled. No interaction was observed between the myths and socioeconomic status.
 
Publisher Faculty of Public Health Universitas Indonesia
 
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Date 2020-05-01
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://journal.fkm.ui.ac.id/kesmas/article/view/2719
10.21109/kesmas.v15i2.2719
 
Source Kesmas: National Public Health Journal; Vol 15, No 2 (2020): Volume 15, Issue 2, May 2020
Jurnal Kesehatan Masyarakat Nasional; Vol 15, No 2 (2020): Volume 15, Issue 2, May 2020
2460-0601
1907-7505
10.21109/kesmas.v15i2
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://journal.fkm.ui.ac.id/kesmas/article/view/2719/966
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http://journal.fkm.ui.ac.id/kesmas/article/downloadSuppFile/2719/1161
 
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