Effort to Prevent Anaemia during Menstruation among Female Adolescent in Islamic Boarding School

Esti Yunitasari, Praba Diyan Rachmawati, Desy Indah Nur Lestari

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Introduction: Female adolescents are generally prone to be infected by anaemia due to the growing menstruation cycle which causes the loss of bloods in significant amount every month and the needs of ferrum substance can be doubled. The aimed of the research was to analyse factors related to the effort of anaemia prevention during menstruation among female adolescents in Islamic boarding school. Methods: This research applied correlational descriptive design through the approach of cross-sectional study. Total samples were 214 female students in 3 Islamic boarding schools with criteria of female students aged 11-20 years old and had experienced menstruation. Sample obtained by random sampling. Independent variables were knowledge, attitude, friends support, health facility, health efforts, and dependent variables was the efforts to prevention anaemia. Data obtained by questionnaire and analyzed by Spearman Rho with significance level α,0.005 Results: The result showed significant correlation between knowledge (p=0.000; r=0.318). attitude (p=0.001; r=0.232). friends support (p=0.003; r=0.203). health facility (p=0.000; r=0.260). and health efforts (p=0.001; r=0.227) on prevention effort of anaemia on adolescents female menstruation in Islamic boarding school. Conclusion: Level of knowledge, posstive attitude, friends support, health facility, and health efforts can prevent anemia during menstruation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)28-32
Number of pages5
JournalJurnal Ners
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2019


  • anaemia
  • attitude friends support
  • health efforts
  • health facility
  • knowledge


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