Ristya Widi Endah Yani1 | Candra Bumi2 | Irfiah3
1Faculty of Dentistry | 2Faculty of Public Health | 3Postgraduate of Public Health Science
1,2&3University of Jember
The pandemic in Indonesia continues to increase and the implementation of health protocol must be followed. The decrease of the implementation of Covid-19 prevention by the adolescents causes the increase of covid-19 confirmed cases and even the deaths. This research aims to analyse the impact of social environment on the Covid-19 prevention in adolescents. The design was analytic observational research with a cross-sectional approach and bivariate analysis using ordinal regression test to examine its effect. The sampling technique was simple random sampling with the sample of 124 respondents. The result of the research identification to 124 adolescents is that the society figures in supporting the Covid-19 prevention is in the category of very supportive. The identification result on family support to the adolescents are mostly in the category of unsupported to prevent the Covid-19. The test result of social environment impact with the independent variable of society figures to the prevention of Covid-19 in the adolescents affected. The variable of family on the prevention of Covid-19 in adolescents also gave effects. The suggestions in form of education and socialization to the adolescents and their family concerning the impact of Covid-19, the practice of washing hand, the way to wear a mask, the ethics of cough and sneeze, the addition of washing hand facilities, the availability of liquid soap, and the addition of written information about the rules of preventing Covid-19 were conducted. Besides, there was a monitoring of adolescents’ activities to not crowd, to lower the intensity of meeting and any other activities needing a crowd.
Keywords: Covid-19 on adolescents; family; society figures