Perceived Susceptibility and Perceived Benefit as Factors Affecting VIA Tests Participation in Work Area of Kertosari Health Center

  • Kurnia Nata Pratiwi Postgraduate School of Public Health Science, University of Jember
  • Sri Hernawati Faculty of Dentistry, University of Jember
  • Dewi Rokhmah Faculty of Public Health, University of Jember

Abstract

 


In Indonesia, cervical cancer is ranked first as the cause of death to women. The government has implemented an early detection program of cervical cancer in controlling cervical cancer by using Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid (VIA). Indonesian women's awareness to perform early detection is still very low with coverage of early detection of cervical cancer which is less than 5%. The Health Belief Model (HBM) is used to forecast health enhancement behavior that is based on individual behavior determined by the individual's motives and beliefs. The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of Health Belief Model (HBM) which included perceived of susceptibility, perceived of severity, perceived of benefits, perceived of threats, perceived of barriers and cues to act on VIA test participation. This type of research was observational analytics. The design used was case control. The sample in this study were 64 cases and 64 controls, selected by purposive sampling. Data were analyzed using Partial Least Square (PLS). Based on the result of research, there was an influence of perceived of susceptibility on participation with t value = 4.417 (>1.96). Perceived of benefit affected participation with t value = 11.647 (>1.96).


Keywords: Perceived susceptibility, Perceived severity, Perceived threat, Perceived benefit, Perceived barrier, Cues to action, VIA test

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Published
Jun 30, 2018
How to Cite
PRATIWI, Kurnia Nata; HERNAWATI, Sri; ROKHMAH, Dewi. Perceived Susceptibility and Perceived Benefit as Factors Affecting VIA Tests Participation in Work Area of Kertosari Health Center. Health Notions, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 6, p. 641-643, june 2018. ISSN 2580-4936. Available at: <http://heanoti.com/index.php/hn/article/view/hn20605>. Date accessed: 13 dec. 2018.
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Research Article

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