The Relationship between the Perception of Virginity Values and Adolescent Attitudes in Maintaining Reproductive Health in Islamic High School (Man) 1 Semarang City

Perception, Virginity, Reproduction.

Authors

  • Imam Arief Mindiono
    dr.imam.arief@gmail.com
    Fakultas Kedokteran, Universitas Wahid Hasyim, Semarang, Indonesia
September 29, 2022

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Virginity over virginity in Indonesian society is a symbol of pride, dignity, and respect for women. This study aims to determine the relationship between the perception of virginity values and adolescent attitudes in maintaining reproductive health in Madrasah Aliyah Negeri (MAN) 1 Semarang City. The method used in this study is the Cross-Sectional approach. The data taken were primary data using questionnaires to 307 students with sampling techniques using random sampling. The statistical test used is chi-square with = 0.05. The results of most adolescents in MAN 1 Semarang support virginity values by 59.9%, while 40.1% of adolescents do not support virginity values in adolescents. The results also showed that most adolescents had a good attitude toward maintaining reproductive health (57.7%) (177 people), while the rest had a bad attitude toward maintaining reproductive health, as much as 42.3% (130 people). The results of the Chi-Square test obtained a p-value of 0.001 < 0.05, so it can be concluded that there is a meaningful relationship between adolescent perceptions of virginity values and adolescent attitudes toward maintaining reproductive health. The magnitude of the relationship odd ratio value is 2,171; in other words, adolescents who support the virginity value have a 2,171 times better chance of maintaining reproductive health compared to adolescents who do not support the virginity value. The conclusions of this study are that adolescents' perceptions of the value of virginity have a meaningful relationship with adolescent attitudes toward maintaining reproductive health.