The use of audio visual promotion media towards the improvement of teenagers’ knowledge and attitude about HIV/AIDS

Eny Retna Ambarwati, Isabela Rahmawati, Triyani Mawarti

Abstract


Adolescence is considered a critical period in life because of the transition from childhood to adult life which requires information and knowledge about HIV/AIDS. The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is defined as a decrease in human immunity caused by a virus. One of teenagers’ health issues is HIV/AIDS where its case always increases year by year. This research aimed to find out the effect of audio visual promotion media towards the improvement of teenagers’ knowledge and attitude about HIV/AIDS. It was a quasy experiment with one group pre-test and post-test. It was conducted start from March to August 2020. There were 43 respondents participated in this study. The result shows that teenagers’ knowledge increased after provided health promotion by using audio visual media. The Z value shows -3.819b with p-value 0.000 or p<0.05 which means there is an effect before and after provided health promotion using audio visual media. Teenager’s attitude increased after provided health promotion by using audio visual media. The Z value is -3.873b with p-value 0.000 or p<0.05 which means there is an attitude influence before and after provided with health promotion by using audio visual media. Audio visual can be used as health promotion in teenagers.

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

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