The Effectiveness of Android-Based Education Media to Improve Marriage Candidate's Knowledge Concerning the Reproductive and Sexual Health

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Fyzria Qudratullah, Syafruddin Syarif, Sri Ramadany, Sutinah Made, Stang, Muhammad Tamar

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Reproductivehealthis a conditionthatshows a person'sphysical, mental, andsocialhealthconditionsrelatedtotheirreproductivefunctionsandprocesses. Itisincluding not havingdiseasesordisordersthatcanaffectreproductiveactivitiesandsexuality. They all are a necessityforallpeople, bothyoungandold, regardlessofGender. Reproductiveandsexualhealthisessentialtobegivenatthepremaritalperiodtothebrideandgroomcandidates. Aims:This study aimstodeterminetheeffectivenessofandroid-basededucational media in theprospectivebrideandgroom'sknowledgeimprovementaboutsexualandreproductivehealth. The E-KCP applicationisaneducational media aboutreproductiveandsexualhealthdesigned in Android-basedapplicationtounderstandthe material byutilizingthe internet media efficiently.Methods:The Quasi Experiment method was used with a Non-equivalent control group design with pre-test andpost-test. This study's sample was 60 marriagecandidates using the purposive sampling technique registered at the Office of Religious Affairs (KUA) SombaOpu, Gowa Regency. This study used primary datawithWilcoxon and Mann Whitney test as statisticalanalysis.Results: The study showed theresultbefore and after the treatment group intervention(E-KCP application) and the control group (a pocket-book).The Wilcoxon test results in thetreatmentgroup obtained p = 0.000, and in the control group got p = 0.043.Itmeans that the educational media given to the treatment and control groups could increase the prospective bride and groom's knowledge. The Mann-Whitney test was then carried out to determinethe difference in knowledge level between the two groups.The pre-test results in the treatment and control groups obtained p-value = 0.229 (p> 0.05), which means no differences in knowledge between the treatment and control groups.The post-test results in the treatment group and control obtained p-value = 0.000 (p <0.05). There was a difference in the prospective bride and groom's knowledge about sexual and reproductive health after the intervention. Conclusion: Android-based educational media (E-KCP application) couldimprove the marriage candidates' knowledge concerning sexual and reproductive health.


 

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Fyzria Qudratullah, Syafruddin Syarif, Sri Ramadany, Sutinah Made, Stang, Muhammad Tamar. (2021). The Effectiveness of Android-Based Education Media to Improve Marriage Candidate’s Knowledge Concerning the Reproductive and Sexual Health. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 10884–10894. Retrieved from https://annalsofrscb.ro/index.php/journal/article/view/3860
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