Background: Adolescents are susceptible to many health problems, such as drug use, sexually transmitted diseases, and HIV infection. However, informing adolescents about HIV to improve their awareness is a challenging. The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of health promotion using \u201csnake and ladder\u201d game on the knowledge about hiv/aids in adolescent.
Subjects and Method: This was a quasy experiment with no control group. The study was conducted in Senior High School 5, Kediri, East Java, in Februari 2018. A sample of 32 students was seelcted randomly. The dependent variable was knowledge. The independent was snake and ladder game. Knowledge about HIV/AIDS was measured using questionnaire. Mean score of knowledge before and after intervention were analyzed using paired t-test.
Results: Mean score of knowledge about HIV/AIDS after playing snake and ladder games (Mean= 79.05; SD= 14.55) was higher than before (Mean= 48.59; SD= 9.62), with p<0.001.
Conclusion: Knowledge about HIV/AIDS after playing snake and ladder games in senior high school studets is higher than before.