Determinant Factors Affecting Intention of Child Marriage to Adolescents in Banggai Laut

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Nur Indri Wahyuni
Apik Indarty Moedjiono
Muhammad Tamar


This study aims to look at the determinant factors that affect the intense / intention to do child marriage to adolescents in Banggai Laut. This research method using a cross sectional study. The research sample consisted of 192 teenage students in SMA Negeri 1 Banggai and SMA Negeri 2 Banggai. Chi-square test and multiple logistic regression were used to analyze the data. The results of the bivariate analysis showed that there was an effect of attitude, family drive and behavior control on the intention to do child marriage (p <0.05). The results of the multivariate analysis showed that there was only one variable that had a p value <0.05, namely the family drive variable with p = 0.029. From exp (B) = 4,871> 1 is a risk factor and the Cl value is 95% more than 1 (1,178-20,142) so that OR is significant. This means that respondents who are influenced by family encouragement have a risk of 4,871 times having the intention of engaging in child marriage. It can be concluded that there are many factors that can influence adolescents in engaging in child marriage. All levels of society should protect children together and stop the practice of child marriage in society. The smallest and closest family unit for the child should be able to protect it, not be the main factor that encourages underage marriage.


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Wahyuni, N. I. ., Moedjiono, A. I. ., & Tamar, M. . (2021). Determinant Factors Affecting Intention of Child Marriage to Adolescents in Banggai Laut. Journal of Asian Multicultural Research for Medical and Health Science Study, 2(1), 16-26.


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