The Role of Sexual Behavior In The Transmission Of HIV and AIDS In Adolescent In Coastal Area
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This study aims to analyze the role of sexual behavior in the transmission of HIV/AIDS in adolescents in coastal areas. This study is quantitative research with observational methods using crossectional approach. The study population was adolescents in high school aged 15-18 years. The sample of the research was chosen by random sampling at 200 students. Data collected is analized by quantitative methodes with univariat analysis and narative explanation. Results showed that the adolescents knowledge related to HIV / AIDS in the coastal areas is high and the attitudes of HIV / AIDS is in the category adequate, it was not guarantee that they have save behaviour, which 15% of students had sexual intercourse, 6% of them using condom, only 7% of students had sexual intercourse with a girlfriend/boyfriend, 2% of students had sexual intercourse with prostitutes, and there are 5% of students had sexual intercourse with more than one person, there are 47% of students had masturbation, and 5% of students had STIs symptoms.