Factors Associated with Menstrual Hygiene Practices in Adolescent Girls in the Minangkabau Village Islamic Boarding School in Padang [chapter]

2020 1st Annual Conference of Midwifery  
Menstrual Hygiene is a practice for maintaining cleanliness and the health of adolescent reproductive organs during menstruation. Poor menstrual hygiene practices can have a negative impact on adolescents. The purpose of this study was to determine the factors associated with the practice of menstrual hygiene for girls in the Minangkabau Village Boarding School in Padang. This study used a design cross sectional and was conducted at the Minangkabau Village Islamic Boarding School from August
more » ... hool from August 2019 to September 2019. The subjects of this study were all female students who had menstruated as many as 53 people and census sampling methods. Data collection was carried out using a questionnaire. Univariate and bivariate data analysis using chi-square (p <0.05). The results showed that the factors related topractices menstrual hygiene using thetest chi-squarewere belief in culture with a value of p = 0.738, interaction with teachers with a value of p = 0.432, interaction with peers with a value of p = 0.017 and the feasibility of sanitation with a value of p = 0.017. Based on the results of the study found 2 variables related topractices, menstrual hygiene namely interaction with peers and the feasibility of sanitation, and 2 variables do not have a relationship withpractices, menstrual hygiene namely belief in culture and interaction with teachers
doi:10.2478/9788366675087-037 fatcat:4syza67ndbfanibgdmnum6ufji