THE INFLUENCE OF REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH COURSE ON KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE TO PROSPECTIVE BRIDES IN KOTO TANGAH SUB-DISTRICT OF PADANG CITY

Dr. Erwani, Dewi Susanti

Abstract


Background: Pre-pregnancy preparation has a positive impact on the preparedness and health of mothers and children in
pregnancy period. Premarital counseling on reproductive health has not become a routine agenda for Prospective brides.
This study aims to determine the effect of the Prospective brides' course of reproductive health on the knowledge and attitudes of the couple in the
Koto Tangah District of Padang City.
Methods: The Writer used Pre experimental study with pre-posttest designed. The sample of this study was prospective brides' consisting of
seventy of people taken by purposive sampling technique. The inclusion criterion is rst marriage to a couple. The process of data collected and
implemented of interventions held from May until June in 2016. The knowledge and attitude to Prospective brides were tested by a pre-post test
using a questionnaire.
Results: Before getting the course respondent got a score of around 46.1% per cents of knowledge about reproductive health. After courses, the
respondent got score 65.8 per cents knowledge about reproductive health. Before getting the course 51.3% of respondents had a positive attitude
and became 65.8% after obtaining the course. Based on the results of the analysis there are signicant differences in the knowledge and attitudes
to respondents before and after obtaining reproductive health courses.
Conclusion: Reproductive health courses inuence the knowledge and attitudes of prospective brides in Koto Tangah District, Padang City in 2016.


Keywords


Reproductive Health Course, Knowledge, Attitudes of Prospective Brides

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