Sexual Education as Knowledge of Improvement Efforts on Adolescent Sexuality in X Junior High School North Raman District of East Lampung
Background: Adolescence is a transition period between child and adult, where there has been growth, the appearance of secondary sex, achieved fertility, and psychological changes occur, and cognitive factors that influence adolescent sexual behavior before marriage among others, lack of information and knowledge about sexual. Sexual education is one way to reduce the negative impact of the unexpected such as sexual harassment, premarital sexual behavior, sexually transmitted diseases, and reduce the number of abortions due to unwanted pregnancy. Purpose: The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of sexual education to adolescents in junior high knowledge X Raman district of North Lampung Timut. Sexual education is given 2 times, measuring knowledge through pre-test and posttest. Materials and Methods: This research uses pre-experiment study (pre-experimental design) and the draft form one-group pretest-post test design. Sampling with simple random sampling technique was done. The instrument used for data collection was a questionnaire and analyzed using statistical test paired t-test. Results: The results showed the differences in knowledge on adolescent sexual education and after being given a significance value of 0.00 < 0.05. Conclusion: There is influence sexual education to increase knowledge about adolescent sexuality in X Junior High School Raman Utara East Lampung.