Proceedings of the First National Seminar Universitas Sari Mulia, NS-UNISM 2019, 23rd November 2019, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, Indonesia

Research Article

The Relationship of Knowledge and Attitudes of Young Women With Personal Hygiene Behavior When Menstruating

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.23-11-2019.2298381,
        author={Linda  Kusumawati and Adriana  Palimbo},
        title={The Relationship of Knowledge and Attitudes of Young Women With Personal Hygiene Behavior When Menstruating},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the First National Seminar Universitas Sari Mulia, NS-UNISM 2019,  23rd November 2019, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={NS-UNISM},
        year={2020},
        month={7},
        keywords={teenagers personal hygiene behavior mentruation},
        doi={10.4108/eai.23-11-2019.2298381}
    }
    
  • Linda Kusumawati
    Adriana Palimbo
    Year: 2020
    The Relationship of Knowledge and Attitudes of Young Women With Personal Hygiene Behavior When Menstruating
    NS-UNISM
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.23-11-2019.2298381
Linda Kusumawati1,*, Adriana Palimbo1
  • 1: Universitas Sari Mulia, Banjarmasin
*Contact email: lindakusumawati@unism.ac.id

Abstract

Personal Hygiene is an action to maintain the cleanliness and health of a person in maintaining good physical and psychological health. The lack of knowledge of adolescent girls about Personal Hygiene during menstruation will have an impact on the attitudes of young women in behaving to maintain their reproductive health. Objective: The purpose of this study was to analyze the relationship between attitudes and knowledge of adolescent girls with personal hygiene behaviors. Method: The research design used in this study was correlation using a cross sectional approach with a total sample of 51 people. Results: The results showed that knowledge in the good category was 39.2%, attitudes in the good category were 56.9% and behavior in the good category was 56.9%. Simpullan is a relationship between attitude and knowledge with personal hygiene behavior during menstruation