Analysis of Online Reproductive Health Learning in Elementary School Students

Nur Laili Qomariah1), Wafda Ardhian Latansyadiena2),

Indriana WIdya Puspitasari3)


1)Masters Program in Public Health, Universitas Sebelas Maret

2)Department of Public Health, Universitas Indonesia

3)Masters Program in Midwifery, Universitas Padjajaran, Bandung



Background: Children, who may lack accurate knowledge about reproductive health, are more likely to engage in risky sexual behavior. Use of the internet to retrieve health information is increasingly common. Issues related to the credibility of the information on health web sites were crucial considerations for students. This study aimed to investigate online reproductive health learning in elementary school students.

Subjects and Method: This was a qualitative study with rapid assessment procedure design. The study was conducted in 3 elementary schools in Yogyakarta, from September to October 2020. The key informants were 12 elementary school students aged 8-12 years. The other informants were teachers and parents. Data collection was conducted by in-depth interview using voice note and chat features in Whatsapp program. Data validity were tested by informants triangulation, including teachers, students, and their parents.

Results: Elementary school students were interested in taking online learning toward reproductive health. It improved their knowledge.

Conclusion: Online reproductive health learning increases intention to health reproductive health in elementary school students.

Keywords: reproductive health, online education learning

Correspondence: Nur Laili Qomariah. Masters Program in Public Health, Universitas Sebelas Maret. Jl. Ir. Sutami 36 A, Surakarta 57126, Central Java. Email: Mobile: +6281234190160.


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