ADOLESCENCE HEALTH REPRODUCTIVE

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Ferina Ferina
Dian Nur Hadianti

Abstract

Background: Reproductive health is an important aspect of the normal growth and development of a teenager.12 To achieve healthy adolescent reproductive development, involves managing the many physical, social and emotional changes that are experienced during adolescence.1 Adolescent reproductive health education is right can help achieve the development of healthy reproduction. According to WHO, the ability to achieve and maintain sexual and reproductive health is a basic human right.3 The aim of this study was to describe adolescence health reproductive condition.


Methods: It was descriptive study with survey approach. The sampling technique used purposive sampling. It was involved 184 female students from Junior High School 40 Bandung, who have at least three times menstruation. Analysis data use SPSS descriptive statistic.


Result : Mean of responden age was 14,07 years old. Body Mass Index (BMI) was 20,17 (Normal). They experiences first menstruation/menarche at the age of 12,06 years. Most respondents experienced regular menstruation cycle. They used to replaces the pads 2-3 times a day.


Conclusion : Teenagers are forerunners for new life in the future. Adolescent health status, especially reproductive health and healthy sexual behavior during adolescence encourage a generation of quality.

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