Introduction: Adolescent Reproductive Health problems are still a priority in Indonesia. One of the causes of this problem is that access to information is still conventional. Therefore knowledge about reproductive health must be improved through applications that are following the characteristics and needs of adolescents. "Aplikasi Remaja Sehat" is a source of information and educational media in addition to information about the health information to adolescents without spending money and can be accessed by downloading applications in the Appstore about adolescent reproductive health. Methods: This study was conducted on Surabaya high school students to analyzing the variable diffusion of innovation (relative advantage, compatibility, complexity) resulting from the use of "Aplikasi Remaja Sehat". The method used in this study was pre-experimental by designing a post-only design The data collection method in this study used a pre-experimental design with a post-only design where giving intervention to the respondent was then given a posttest measurement. Samples taken by simple random sampling were as many as 302 samples. Results: The results showed that there were significant differences with the degree of conformity with the application (p-value = 0.026) while compatibility (p-value = 0.304) and complexity (p-value = 0.312) had no significant effect on the decision. Conclusion: The conclusions in this study are related to the variable diffusion of innovation that results in decisions in using healthy adolescent applications. Therefore "Aplikasi Remaja Sehat" can be used as a health promotion medium for adolescents that is suitable for teenagers' needs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12-16
Number of pages5
JournalMalaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2021


  • Applications
  • Compatibility
  • Complexity
  • Decisions
  • Relative advantages


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