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Physical abuse in adolescents during the COVID-19 pandemic

Rany Ekawati; Anisa Nur Rahma; Kartika Alifia (et al.)

Published: December 2022   Journal: Journal of Public Health in Africa
Covid-19 has now spread to almost all parts of the world which has caused changes in the social order of life for humans. The spread of Covid-19 in Indonesia is relatively high, so the Indonesian government has adopted a policy using social distancing (large-scale social restrictions). Various pressures experienced by residents tend to result in excessive stress and emotions. This can have an impact on the occurrence of violence in families and generally the victims are adolescents. Physical abuse is an act that can cause physical pain such as slapping, strangling, hitting, kicking, stabbing, twisting the arm, threats with sharp weapons or weapons, and murder. The method used in this research is descriptive analytical method. The research sample was 192 people from various provinces in Indonesia aged 10-24 years.
Violence against children during the COVID-19 pandemic: theory of planned behavior (TPB) analysis on Lowokwaru District, Indonesia

Windi Chusniah Rachmawati; Endang Sri Redjeki; Hanifati Nadhilah

Published: December 2022   Journal: Journal of Public Health in Africa
The high number of cases of violence against children has become a big concern, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Research purposes to analyze the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) in violence against children during the COVID-19 pandemic in Lowokwaru District, Malang City. Research design a quantitative analytic study with a cross-sectional study primary data. Research instrument used was a questionnaire with Google Form application which was online collecting by 100 mothers. Analysis technique uses Somers’d and Ordinal Logistic Regression. Variables related to the intention to commit violence against children are subjective norms (p=0.00<α=0.05) and behavioral control (p=0.002 <α=0.05), while attitudes are not related to the intention to commit violence against children (p=0.501 >α=0.05). Variables that have a significant effect on the intention of violence against children are subjective norms (p=0.001<α=0.05) and behavioral control (p=0.002<α=0.05). Subjective norms and behavioral control are related and have an effect on the intention to commit violence against children, while attitudes do not.
The impact of exposure to cigarette advertising and promotion on youth smoking behavior in Malang Regency (Indonesia) during the COVID-19 pandemic

Kharismatul Laili; Suci Puspita Ratih; Rara Warih Gayatri (et al.)

Published: December 2022   Journal: Journal of Public Health in Africa

The prevalence of teen smokers has increased during the Covid-19 pandemic. Smoking behavior occurs due to exposure to advertising and the promotion of cigarettes. This quantitative research was conducted using cross-sectional approach. The purpose of the study was to analyze the relationship between advertising exposure and cigarette promotion on adolescent smoking behavior in Malang Regency during the pandemic using the chi-square test. Random sampling on students from several high schools or equal degree in the Kepanjen District was done with a total of 145 respondents.

Cite this research | Open access | Vol.: 13 | Issue: S2 | No. of pages: 6 | Language: English | Topics: Health | Tags: adolescent health, behavioural change, COVID-19 response, lockdown, social distance | Countries: Indonesia
The role of muslim parents in familiarizing halal snacks in Indonesia after the Covid-19 pandemic

Sisca Wulandari; Edi Sumatirta; Siti Fatimatul Zuhro

Published: December 2022   Journal: International Halal Science And Technology Conference

The  ease  of  ordering  snacks  through  online  applications  after  the  COVID-19  pandemic  makes  it difficult for parents to control the halal snacks consumed by their children. In fact, there are still many parents who do not understand what halal snacks are like. Whereas the knowledge and behavior of parents  greatly  influence  the  way  children  choose  whatever  snacks  to  consume.  This  community service activity is expected to increase understanding of the role of parents in familiarizing children with halal snacks. The methods are: a) the lecture method, used to convey knowledge about changes in the halal logo in Indonesia, the urgency, ways, and creative media to familiarize children with halal snacks; b)  the  question  and  answer  method,  used  to  provide feedback  to  parents  as  well  as  to  get parents'  feedback  on  the  material  that  has  been  delivered  during  the  activity;  (3)  the  practical method, used to practice making a variety of simple creative media that can easily familiarize halal snacks  on  child.

An overview of the factors that influence breastfeeding mothers in carrying out the COVID-19 vaccine on working area at Gladak Pakem Public health center Jember Regency

Siti Sulfatus Saniyah; Dini Kurniawati; Iis Rahmawati

Published: November 2022   Journal: Media Keperawatan Indonesia

Breastfeeding mothers are included in a vulnerable group that is important to get the COVID-19 vaccine, but some factors influence it carrying out the COVID-19 vaccine. This study aimed to identify the factors that influence breastfeeding mothers in administering the COVID-19 vaccine in the working area of the Gladak Pakem Health Center. The design of this study used a cross-sectional study conducted on 106 breastfeeding mothers with a total sampling technique. Data collection uses 4 questionnaires, namely the respondent's characteristics questionnaire, knowledge about COVID-19 and the COVID-19 vaccine, cues for action, and perceptions of obstacles in carrying out the COVID-19 vaccine. Data collection was carried out door-to-door starting on 23-29 March 2022.

Impact of Covid-19 lockdown towards social media usage and body image among adolescents in Kuantan, Pahang

Siti Hazariah Abdul Hamid; Siew Pien Lee; Nurul Asyiqin Rahimi (et al.)

Published: November 2022   Journal: International Journal of care scholars
Social media use among children and adolescents has increased significantly especially when COVID-19 struck. Social media have appearance-related content that include images of which encourage appearance comparisons. Research suggests that media use among adolescents can affect their body image. This study aimed to identify the sociodemographic background among adolescents, the impact of COVID-19 lockdown on social media usage and body image and the association between social media usage and body image among adolescents in Kuantan, Pahang.
Cite this research | Open access | Vol.: 5 | Issue: 3 | No. of pages: 44-51 | Language: English | Topics: Mental Health | Tags: adolescent psychology, adolescent well-being, COVID-19 response, lockdown, social distance, social media | Countries: Indonesia
Parenting in sex education for children in the use of smartphone during the Covid-19 pandemic

Novela Aditiya; Maemonah Maemonah; Khoirunisa Khoirunisa

Published: November 2022   Journal: Al Adzka : Jurnal Ilmiah Pendidikan Guru Madrasah Ibtidaiyah

Sexual deviant behavior of children often occurs as a result of excessive use of smartphones. That excessive use of smartphones needs to get the attention of parents. Parents' attention in using smartphones could be useful for children in understanding sexual knowledge from an early age because the use of smartphone have much information that is not suitable for the child's development and children's age. The purpose of this study is to determine the sexual education delivered by the parents to children, and to overcome children's sexual behavior due to the use of smartphones. This research uses a descriptive qualitative approach by applying case study. The data information is obtained from observation, interviews, and documentation. The data was obtained from 6 informants consist of parents in grade 3 and grade 6 at SD 7 Koba.

Primary school teacher's perception of game-based learning in online learning: the advantages and challenges

Sri Nani Rezeki Siburian; Yogi Saputra Mahmud

Published: November 2022   Journal: IJECA : International Journal of Education and Curriculum Application)

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted almost all aspects of life, including education. This unprecedented shift to online learning has forced schools to implement distance learning through online-based learning. To keep the students engaged and motivated through online learning, many teachers changed their learning method from traditional learning to game-based learning (GBL) by incorporating games into learning. This study investigated primary school teachers' perceptions of game-based learning advantages and challenges in Science Learning on online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. The data were collected through observation and semi-structured interviews of five primary school teachers and analyzed using thematic analysis of qualitative data. The results revealed that the teachers found a positive association between GBL and students' performance. GBL is a learning media that could engage students' participation and learning motivation in class. However, some teachers were also concerned about the declines in students' grades and several obstacles teachers encountered while implementing GBL. Some recommendations for future research and practice are proposed in the current study.

Analysis of the use of learning media applications in online geography subjects during the Covid-19 pandemic for senior high school students

MS Khabibur Rahman; Bayu Kurniaaji; Agus Sudargono (et al.)

Published: November 2022   Journal: Jurnal Komunikasi Pendidikan

Learning media applications are learning concepts that are carried out through electronic media networks in the form of mobile and non-mobile applications. The development of very advanced technology in the modern era and globalization allows various activities to be carried out quickly and efficiently. Technological developments have had a lot of influence on our way of life, one of which is in the field of education by using online or online learning media applications in learning activities in schools, colleges, courses and even online communities have started using concepts like this. The purpose of this study was to find out how the role of learning media applications in geography subjects in education was during the covid-19 pandemic. As we all know, the losses due to the COVID-19 virus have had a huge impact on all sectors, including the education sector. To achieve this goal, this research will use a qualitative research approach. This research is a type of qualitative descriptive research. Analysis of the data used in processing questionnaire data through google form by describing the results of the questionnaires distributed online.

The parents' role in children's learning process during the Covid-19 pandemic

Putri Dini Meutia; Riki Musriandi; Haris Mustafa

Published: November 2022   Journal: Al-Ishlah: Jurnal Pendidikan
This study aimed to determine the parents’ roles in developing children learning during Distance Learning (PJJ). The descriptive quantitative method was used in this research. The population of this study was all parents of students at two public elementary schools in Kuta Baro District, Aceh Besar. The sample of this research was 137 parents. The sampling technique was random sampling. The research instrument used was a questionnaire. The questionnaire was distributed via Google Forms. The data was analyzed by using percentages.
Effectiveness of health education in COVID-19 prevention for children using comic with cultural context media

Ariani Pongoh; Via Dwi Lingga; Fitra Duh (et al.)

Published: November 2022   Journal: Journal of Pharmaceutical Negative Results

COVID-19  was  a  new  SARS  variance  identified  in  2019  and  declared  the  cause  of  the  global  pandemic  in  March  2020. Nowadays, the case has experienced a fluctuating case phase, along with the mutation of the SARS Cov-19 variant that has not stopped yet. Confirmation cases and deaths occur in various ages, including in children. Although the data on COVID-19 case in children is low, efforts to prevent the transmission of Covid-19 in children is needed. This study aims to identify the effect of health education efforts to prevent Covid-19 transmission through 3M (wearing a mask, washing hands and physical distancing) habituation which was carried out using comic media with a cultural context. This  study  uses pre-experimental  research  with  one  group  pretest-posttest design.  The  study  was  conducted  to  see  the  effect  of providing  education  using  culture-based  comic  media  (independent  variable)  on  elementary  school  students'  attitudes  in  3M  practice (dependent variable). The population in this study were all students aged 10-12 years at MI Al-Kautsar Sorong, a total of 45 children. In this study, the sampling technique used is total sampling. The data were analysed with the Wilcoxon test.

The influence of counseling and storytelling method on the anxiety levels of primary school children to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Anita Dyah Listyarini; Maftuhah Khoirotun Nisa; Icca Narayani Pramudaningsih (et al.)

Published: November 2022   Journal: Journal of Pharmaceutical Negative Results,
The World Health Organization, WHO explains that sadness and anxiety are the most common mental health problems. Anxiety for children occurs due to the COVID-19 vaccination program by the government may cause uncooperative attitudes. Thus, this situation may lower the children's effectiveness to join learning activities. This research analyzed the influence of counseling with the storytelling method on the anxiety of school learners to receive COVID-19 vaccination in Primary School 03 Bulungcangkring. This research applied a quasi-experimental research design with a pre- and post-test control group approach. The sample consisted of 58 respondents taken with the proportionate stratified random sampling technique. Each group, the intervention, and control group, consisted of 29 respondents. The researchers analyzed the data with paired t-test.
Parent-child interaction in distance learning during the Corona Virus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic

Puri Kusuma Dwi Putri; Susri Adeni

Published: November 2022

The Distance Learning Policy (PJJ) during the pandemic prevented children from going to school. They ought to learn from home with the sophistication of Information Communication Technology (ICT). The existence of social restrictions during the pandemic reduces children's social interactions with teachers. Thus, the role of parents while at home is important to achieve the success of Distance Learning in early childhood during the pandemic. The purpose of this study is to describe and explore how parent-child interactions use ICT through PJJ during the Covid-19 pandemic. The research method used is qualitative with a phenomenological approach. The informants consisted of 3 parents and 3 Pre-school and Kindergarten students who underwent PJJ during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Risk factors for adolescent pregnancy in the new normal era of the Covid-19 pandemic: a case-control study

Eny Qurniyawati; Santi Martini; Fariani Syahrul (et al.)

Published: November 2022   Journal: BIO Web of Conferences
Cases of early marriage are reported to have increased during the pandemic due to stressed teenagers with the pressure of online learning. The increase in this number plays a role in increasing the risk of teenage pregnancy. This study aimed to analyse the risk factors for adolescent pregnancies during the new normal era of the COVID-19 pandemic. A case-control design using a simple random sampling technique involved 40 pregnant adolescents aged 15-19 years and 80 non-pregnant adolescents during the online learning period (July 2021 to January 2022) in Ngawi Regency, Indonesia. Data obtained from interviews were analysed to find Odds Ratio (OR) with a 95% Confidence Interval (CI).
Correlates of parents' readiness towards inperson schooling among senior high school students during COVID-19 pandemic in Central Java, Indonesia

Novia Handayani; Aditya Kusumawati; Syamsulhuda B. Musthofa (et al.)

Published: November 2022   Journal: BIO Web of Conferences
During the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person schoolings has been allowed since July 2021, especially for senior high schools. However, school clusters of COVID-19 happened in Central Java Province. This study aimed to analyze factors correlated to parents’ readiness toward in-person schooling during the COVID-19 pandemic. A cross-sectional study was conducted for 2 weeks on June-July 2021. The population was parents with senior high school students in Central Java Province. The questionnaire's link was shared through Education Office’s parents’ networks throughout Central Java. There were 1,520 respondents participated. Most respondents permit their children to in-person schooling (75.66%). Respondents were from 14 cities in Central Java, and most of them were from Pemalang (41.1%). Most respondents have good knowledge of COVID-19 (73.3%), good perception of COVID-19 (59.4%), high self-efficacy (57.2%), and sufficient parents’ readiness (64.4%).
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