The use of audio visual promotion media Towards the improvement of teenagers’ knowledge and attitude about HIV/AIDS : A quasi eksperimental study

Eny Retna Ambarwati, Isabela Rahmawati, Triyani Mawarti

Abstract


Adolescence is considered as the critical period in this life because it  is a transition era from childhood to adult life where people need to get information and knowledge about HIV AIDS. HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus which can be defined in Bahasa as  a decreasing immunity of human caused by virus. One of teenagers’ health issue is HIV/AIDS where its case always increases year by year.

This research aims to find out the effect of the use of audio visual promotion media towards the improvement of teenagers’ knowledge and attitude about HIV/AIDS. It is a kind of quasy experiment with one group pre-test and post-test. It was conducted start from March to August 2020. Accidental sampling is used in this research with 43 respondents.

The result shows that teenagers’ knowledge before provided health promotion by using audio visual media is on average 16 and then becomes 27 after provided health promotion.   The Z value shows      -3.819b with p-value 0.000 or p<0.05  which means that there is an effect before and after provided health promotion  by using audio visual media. Teenager’s attitude before provided health promotion by using audio visual media is 15 and then imprOving to be 28 after provided health promotion. The Z value is -3.873b with p-value 0.000 or p<0.05  which means that there is an attitude influence before and after provided with health promotion by using audio visual media. By providing health promotion through audio visual media about HIV/AIDS, it can improve the teenagers’ knowledge and attitude about HIV/AIDS.



DOI: http://doi.org/10.11591/ijphs.v10i3.20838

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