Confirmatory factor analyze on education characters of teenagers based on the character system theory in sexual prevention of premarital in Jember district

Iis Rahmawati, Dewi Suminar Retno, Oedojo Soedirham, W. Pinky Saptandari

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Abstract

Currently the problem of teenage characters in Indonesia became the spotlight of the public. The problem that arises in the community is premarital sexual behavior. Cases regarding sexual behavior in adolescents from time to time are increasingly alarming. While in the community there is a shift in moral values that are getting farther away so that the problem has become commonplace. Whereas this behavior is something that must be avoided by each individual so that it requires adolescent character education in premarital sexual prevention. The research sample was 229 students in six high schools in Jember Regency. The study used a multistage random sampling technique. Variable characteristics of adolescents include indicators of moral knowledge, moral feelings, and moral actions. Data analysis uses confirmatory factor analyze (CFA) with data estimation parameters using software (analysis of moment structures (AMOS version 21). P-value parameters of adolescent characters to moral knowledge (0.000), p-value parameters of adolescent character to moral feelings (0.000), p-value parameters of adolescent characters to moral actions (0.000). Model fit value in the comparative fit index (CFI) (1.000). Moral knowledge, moral feelings, and moral actions are stated as significant as a measure of the construct of adolescent character. The value of the CFI fit index produced is 1.000, indicating that the model is fit. Means that the character of adolescents can be formed through moral knowledge, moral feelings, and moral actions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1724-1728
Number of pages5
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Volume10
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2019

Keywords

  • Actions
  • Adolescen
  • Education
  • Feelings
  • Knowledge

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