Analysis factors related to coronary heart disease prevention in families by adolescents: A cross-sectional study

Fitriah Fitriah, Mustofa Haris, Mufarikah, M. Hasinudin, Nursalam Nursalam

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Introduction: Problems with coronary heart disease (CHD) can be prevented by involving the family. The purpose of this study is to develop an anticipatory persuasive model by adolescents as an effort to prevent CHD by families. Method: This study using observational analytic study with the cross-sectional approach. The sample was 180 students aged 16-18 years who have families with CHD. The variables of this study were adolescents as a source of messages, dimensions of message strength, family characteristics, persuasive promotion, anticipatory attitudes and prevention of CHD. Data collection used a questionnaire. The analysis used descriptive analysis and testing of structural models were done with Partial Least Square. Results: The promotion of family persuasiveness, Family characterization factors affects the prevention of CHD through a family anticipatory attitude. influence the prevention of CHD directly. Persuasive promotion does not affect the prevention of CHD if not through anticipatory attitudes. Improved family prevention of CHD is better after more positive anticipatory attitude changes following persuasive promotions. The new discovery of the research is a model of persuasive anticipative promotion by adolescents as an effort to prevent CHD. Conclusions: The anticipatory attitude of the family is an important factor in preventing CHD by the family following persuasive promotion. The training program, in collaboration with schools, is a way to make adolescents as health cadres for families in the prevention of CHD.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1708-1713
Number of pages6
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2019


  • Anticipatory Attitudes
  • Persuasive Promotion
  • Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease


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