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Factors Related to Self-Efficacy for Early Marriage in Bangka Belitung Island Province, Indonesia

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Background: The percentage of married women under the age of 20 years was at 13% with a median age of 20.1 years. The median marriage age of first marriage in the rural area was lower, 19.7 years. Pregnancy at a very young age correlated with maternal mortality and morbidity. Girls aged 10–14 had five times the risk of dying during pregnancy or childbirth compared to the age group of 20–24 years, while the risk is doubled in the age group of 15–19 years. Method: This study aimed to analyze several variables that affect the self-forming efficacy of early marriages. The research was explanatory research with a cross sectional design with 241 respondents. Data analysis was performed using Somers correlation analysis . Result: There were no significant correlation between Verbal Persuasion (r = .013; p = .892) and Mastery Experience factor (r = −.035; p = .706) and early marriage. Conclusion: Improving efforts to cross-sector cooperation between Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Religious Affairs and Board of National Population and Family Planning (BKKBN) to implement socialization and counseling for adolescent’s health and involving the participation of youth and their parents could be one of the best solutions.
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Keywords: Adolescent; Early Marriage; Self Efficacy

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Health Polytechnic of Pangkalpinang, 33684, Indonesia

Publication date: April 1, 2017

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