Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Environmental Risks and Public Health, ICER-PH 2018, 26-27, October 2018, Makassar, Indonesia

Research Article

Motivation Among Female Sex Workers (WTS) To Undergo Vct As An Effort To Reduce Number of Hiv/Aids In Balekambang Localization, Bekasi

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.26-10-2018.2288613,
        author={Wiwit  Wijayanti and Yulia  Herawati and Miftahul  Jannah},
        title={Motivation Among Female Sex Workers (WTS) To Undergo Vct As An Effort To Reduce Number of Hiv/Aids In Balekambang Localization, Bekasi},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Environmental Risks and Public Health, ICER-PH 2018, 26-27, October 2018, Makassar, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICER-PH},
        year={2019},
        month={11},
        keywords={motivation female sex workers/prostitutes (wts) voluntary counselling testing (vct) hiv/aids},
        doi={10.4108/eai.26-10-2018.2288613}
    }
    
  • Wiwit Wijayanti
    Yulia Herawati
    Miftahul Jannah
    Year: 2019
    Motivation Among Female Sex Workers (WTS) To Undergo Vct As An Effort To Reduce Number of Hiv/Aids In Balekambang Localization, Bekasi
    ICER-PH
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.26-10-2018.2288613
Wiwit Wijayanti1,*, Yulia Herawati2, Miftahul Jannah2
  • 1: Study Program of Midwifery, Faculty of Health, MH. Thamrin University
  • 2: Study Program of Midwifery, Stikes Mitra RIA Husada
*Contact email: fara2708@gmail.com

Abstract

Sex workers have a high potential to spread HIV/AIDS. Problems of this research are the lack of motivation for female sex workers (WTS) to undergo HIV/ AIDS testing. The research design was quantitative research and methods used was the analytic method with a cross-sectional approach. The number of a participant in this research were 70 people. The sample was taken using simple random sampling and using univariate and bivariate analysis. The results of the study showed that the lack of motivation of the female sex workers to undergo HIV testing/AIDS were as many as 42 respondents (60,0 %). Respondents who were less knowledgeable and had low motivation were 62.9% with P value 0.005. Low social, economic respondents and low motivation 65.7% with P value 0.021. Respondents who did not receive family support had a low motivation of 61.4% with P Value 0.003. Respondents who did not receive the support of health workers and had low motivation were 60% with P value 0,000. Respondents who mentioned health facilities were inadequate and had low motivation were 67.1% with P value 0.001. In conclusion, knowledge, socioeconomic, support family, support health workers, and health facilities cause very significant impact on motivation among female sex workers to undergo HIV/ AIDS testing, this can be seen from the fifth influence on the variables.