Knowledge about the dangers of smoking and the factors behind

Abstract: Smoking is basically a hazardous chemical activity. Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) conducted a survey on the consumption of cigarettes in Indonesia in 2006 showed more than a third (37.3%) junior high school students in Indonesia had ever smoked, 61.3% of whom were male and 15.5% werefemale. The purpose of this study was to determine the knowledge of teenagers about the dangers of smoking in Pasundan Junior High School Tangerang, 2015 Methods: This research is a descriptive study using cross sectional design. The study populationwas all students of Pasundan Junior High School Tangerang, sample in this study as much as total population (100 respondents). Collecting data using valid and reliable questionnaires.
Results: The results of the 100 samples found more respondents with less knowledge level of 44.0%, aged ≥13 years (32.0%), teenage boys (60%), and Class 8 (36.0%).
Conclusions: It is hoped that the promotion of the dangers of smoking through educational health or counseling is further enhanced so that it can change the behavior of adolescents who did not harm her health.
Keywords: Smoking, Science, Teenagers
Penulis: Yeni Muslihawati, Hesti Istyorini
Kode Jurnal: jpkebidanandd160269

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