Acne vulgaris is a significant problem in adolescents. 85% of adolescents are affected with a certain severity and most often appear at the age of 15-18 years, both in men and women. Acne vulgaris skin disorders are problems that can cause feelings of inferiority, anxiety, and stress in someone, especially in adolescents. Most adolescents have insufficient knowledge. They do not know about other factors that cause acne vulgaris, management, and how to prevent it. This study aims to examine the relationship between knowledge and stress levels due to acne vulgaris in adolescents. This study uses a cross-sectional research design. The total sample in this study was 46 respondents, which were determined using inclusion criteria. The independent variable is knowledge of acne vulgaris. Moreover, the level of stress due to acne vulgaris is the dependent variable in this study. Data collection in this study using a questionnaire. Analysis of the data in this study used the statistical test of Spearman’s RHO with a significant level of α = 0.05. The results of the relationship between knowledge and stress levels due to acne vulgaris showed p=0.036 and r=0.268. It can be concluded that knowledge has a relationship with the level of stress due to acne vulgaris in adolescents. Further research needs to be done by promoting a more significant number of respondents and better data collection tools to produce more accurate research results.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||EurAsian Journal of BioSciences|
|Publication status||Published - 2020|
- Acne vulgaris