Medicine, Health & Food

Medicine, Health & Food

The Effect of Information Access and Perceived Behavioral Control Toward Young Women Behavior in Prevention of Pathologic Leucorrhoea in Aliyah An-Najah School Cindai Alus Banjar District

Pages: 5  ,  Volume: 24  ,  Issue: 1 , March   2019
Received: 16 Mar 2019  ,  Published: 25 March 2019
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# Author Name
1 Siti Wafroh
2 Ari Yunanto
3 Syamsul Arifin
4 Roselina Panghiyangani
5 Meitria Syahadatina Noor


Leucorrhoea is divided into two types, namely physiological and pathological vaginal discharge that most be held in women. This study aims to analyze the influence of information access and perceived behavioral control on the behavior of young women in the prevention of pathological vaginal discharge in Aliyah An-Najah Cindai Alus School, Banjar District. The method of this research is a cross-sectional study. The sample in this study was 70 female students with a proportional stratified random sampling technique. The research instrument used a questionnaire. Test analysis using simple logistic regression and multiple logistic regression. The results of the analysis using simple logistic regression shows P-value from information access variable 0.017 (p<0.05) and perceived behavioral control 0.013 (p<0.005) towards the behavior of young women in the prevention of pathological vaginal discharge. The results of the analysis using multiple logistic regression showed the effect of information access information access variables (p=0.038; Exp.B=6.418) and perceived behavioral control (p=0.035; Exp.B=3.266). This study showed the most influential variable on the behavior of young women in the prevention of pathological vaginal discharge is information access. This research is expected can improve their knowledge by following counseling provided by local health workers related to maintaining personal hygiene especially in the genital area.


  • information access
  • perceived behavioral control
  • leucorrhoea
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