Pepes Timlo in Youth with Media Leaflets at SMPN 1 Baki
Anemia is a decrease or low level of hemoglobin (Hb) in the blood, while hemoglobin is an erythrocyte that helps the body distribute oxygen. Based on Riskesdas (2018), as many as 32% or 4 out of 10 Indonesian adolescents suffer from anemia. The results of the question and answer with students of SMPN 1 Baki on October 15, 2022, found that 7 out of 10 students did not like vegetables and skipped breakfast. 8 out of 10 students do not know the consequences of hemoglobin deficiency or anemia. 9 out of 10 female students say that when menstruating, the abdomen is painful, the body is weak, and it is easy to get sleepy. They do not know that it is a symptom sign of anemia. This study aimed to determine the influence of health education with leaflet media about the importance of hemoglobin in adolescence. This study was conducted on January 18, 2023. This type of research is a cross-sectional, quantitative analysis with a pretest-posttest design without a control group (one group pre and post-test design). The population of 10,030 students, and the sample of 197 students (Accidental Sampling). Analysis with the Wilcoxon test results (p=0.000), then, there is an influence of health education with leaflet media on the importance of hemoglobin in adolescence.