Abstract: HIV/AIDS is  sexually transmitted disease caused by the HIV virus (Human Immunodeviciency Virus), the disease is common in productive age such as adolescents. Low knowledge of adolescent made behavior and attitude of adolescent become not good. This study aims to find out the description of knowledge and attitude of adolescent about HIV/AIDS prevention. This research used quantitative descriptive design. This research was conducted at SMAN 9 Pekanbaru to 90 samples taken usedsimple random sampling technique by considering inclusion criteria. The measuring tool used in thisresearch is the questionnaire. The analysis used is univariate analysis conducted to analyze thefrequency distribution of each variable. The result of the research shows that the knowledge of adolescent high on HIV/AIDS prevention is 51 respondents (56,7%) and high adolescent attitude toward HIV/AIDS prevention is 46 respondent (51,1%). The results of this study can be a reference for adolescents to improve knowledge about HIV/AIDS and can address prevention of HIV/AIDS transmission in adolescents.
Keywords: Adolescen, Attitude, HIV / AIDS, Knowledge
Penulis: Metaria Nengsih, Arneliwati, Nurul Huda
Kode Jurnal: jpkeperawatandd180116

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