ADOLESCENT MARRIAGE TOWARDS REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH: AN ANALYTICAL CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY

1*Eny Retna Ambarwati, Arita Murwani, Sitti Nurjanah, Triyani Mawarti

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Abstract:

Adolescents under the age of 20 years old have not fully mature reproductive organs and they are still in the growth stage. adolescent’s marriage does not only effect the population growth, but also effect on women's health. There are many health risks for during the adolescent marriages, such as the increasing morbidity and maternal mortality due to complications in pregnancy and childbirth, and children born with low birth weight, and mental and psychological unpreparedness. To determine the correlation between adolescent’s marriage and reproductive health adolescents. This research is an analytic survey research using cross sectional design. The research was conducted in Prambanan Subdistrict that consist of 6 villages, namely Madurejo, Sumberharjo, Gayamharjo, Sambirejo, Wukirharjo, and Bokoharjo. Purposive sampling was used to get the sampling. There were 42 people aged 13-19 years old who have got married in Prambanan District. Data analysis techniques use the Kendall Tau analysis. There are 34 adolescents who has got married and included in the final adolescent category. The level of reproductive health in adolescents who got married are in category enough as many as 23 people. There is a correlation between adolescent marriages with reproductive health levels with a calculated value of 0.433 greater than the table of 0.364 and an obtaining significance value is 0.001 less than 0.05 (sig <0.05). There is a correlation between adolescent marriage and the level of reproductive health.

Keywords:

adolescent marriage, reproductive health, adolescent

Paper Details
Month4
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 4
Pages8834-8841