Tingkat Pengetahuan Masyarakat Tentang Penyakit Menular Seksual di Pulau Poteran Madura

Authors

  • Hotimah Masdan Salim Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama Surabaya
  • Alma Priambodo Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama Surabaya
  • Maharani Pertiwi K Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama Surabaya
  • Endry Nugroho P Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember

Keywords:

Counseling, Knowledge, Sexually Transmitted Infections

Abstract

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are infections that are transmitted primarily through sexual contact. The World Health Organization (WHO) in 2016 stated that there are more than 376 new cases of STIs every year and more than 1 million people suffering from STIs every day. Where the most prevalence of disease is age 15 - public knowledge is known to correlate with the increasing incidence of STIs in the community, especially adolescents. Increasing public knowledge with outreach activities about the dangers of STI disease is one of the efforts that can be made in disseminating information to reduce the incidence of STIs in the community. This community service activity (PPM) in the form of counseling was carried out in the community of Talango sub-district, Sumenep, Madura. The extension participants are the community with 35 participants. Data collection was carried out using a questionnaire. Each questionnaire sheet consists of 10 questions, which include definition, types of disease, mode of transmission, signs and symptoms, complications, and STI prevention. Based on the questionnaire prior to extension, it was found that the level of knowledge of the island community was still sufficient, namely 42%. The education provided can increase public knowledge about the types of STI diseases, complications and how to prevent them. Increasing public knowledge about STI disease is expected to be the spearhead of the dissemination of information to families and surrounding communities, so as to reduce the incidence and transmission of STI diseases on Poeteran Island. 49 years. This STI disease can cause infertility, pregnancy disorders, growth disorders, cancer, and makes it easier for a person to become infected with human immunodeficiency diseases (HIV).

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Published

2020-11-26

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Salim, H. M., Priambodo, A., K, M. P., & P, E. N. (2020). Tingkat Pengetahuan Masyarakat Tentang Penyakit Menular Seksual di Pulau Poteran Madura . Prosiding SEMADIF, 1. Retrieved from http://semadif.flipmas-legowo.org/index.php/semadif/article/view/31

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