Integration of Health Education and Cultural Value of Bimanesse Called “Maja Labo Dahu” toward the Intention to Stop Smoking of Smoker Student at Bima District-Indonesia

Authors

  • Martiningsih1 , Nurul Inayati2 , Rini Hendari1 , Ade Wulandari1

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2366

Keywords:

Education, Cultural Values, Intention to Stop Smoking.

Abstract

Socio-cultural elements may affect someone to follow or leave a behavior. Cultural values in the Bima
District-West Nusa Tenggara Province community that are in line with health behavior are the cultural
values called “Maja Labo Dahu/MLD”, “Maja” means self-aware and “dahu” means carefulness. This study
aims to determine the effect of integrating the cultural value of “MLD” and health education toward the
intention of high school student to stop smoking in Bima district . This study is a quasy experiment with
pre-post-test with control group design with purposiv sampling on 60 students of 5 Senior High School in
Bima district. Self report was used to analyze the intention to stop smoking. Data analysis was examined by
using Pairred T-Test. The results showed 86.7% had strong intention to stop smoking and 13.3% had weak
intention. The mean standard pre-post deviation in the treatment group was 4,633 ± 8,046 with a p-value
<0.001. It can be concluded that there was a significant effect of interventions integrating MLD cultural
values and health education toward the intention of student to stop smoking. Therefore, “Smoking session”
efforts are required by considering elements of local culture and family resources.

Author Biography

Martiningsih1 , Nurul Inayati2 , Rini Hendari1 , Ade Wulandari1

1Mater of Science Nursing, Department of Medical Surgery Nursing Department, Mataram Health Polytechnic
(Poltekkes Mataram), Bima 84112, West Nusa Tenggara-Indonesia, 2
Master of Health Analyst, Mataram Health
Politechnic (Poltekkes Mataram), Mataram 83232, West Nusa Tenggara-Indonesia

Published

2021-01-09

How to Cite

Martiningsih1 , Nurul Inayati2 , Rini Hendari1 , Ade Wulandari1. (2021). Integration of Health Education and Cultural Value of Bimanesse Called “Maja Labo Dahu” toward the Intention to Stop Smoking of Smoker Student at Bima District-Indonesia. Medico Legal Update, 21(1), 532-536. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2366