Factors Related to the Teenagers Free Sex Behavior of Students at SMU Negeri 1 Mulia in Puncak Jaya Regency


  • Sabri Postgraduate Master Program of Public Health, Faculty of Public Health, Cenderawasih University
  • Novita Medyati Faculty of Public Health, Cenderawasih University, Jayapura Papua, Indonesia, 99351
  • Dolfinus Y. Bouway Faculty of Public Health, Cenderawasih University, Jayapura Papua, Indonesia, 99351
  • Yacob Ruru Department of Satistics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Cenderawasih University


behavior, free sex, adolescence


Background: The living conditions of promiscuity have an impact on premarital sex in high school age adolescents, without being carefully supervised, either from parents, school authorities, and components of society in general. This will have an impact on the life process and future of youth as the next generation of the Indonesian nation. Objective: The research objective was to determine the factors associated with adolescent free sex behavior in students of SMU Negeri 1 Mulia, Puncak Jaya Regency. Methods: This type of research is correlational with cross sectional approach, the population is 510 and the sample population is 93 respondents. The sampling technique in this study was to use Proportional Random Sampling, which is a sampling technique from each sub-population by taking into account the size of the sub-population. Data obtained using a questionnaire and analyzed using chi-squere with a significant level of 5%. The research period was December 2020-January 2021, at SMU Negeri 1 Mulia, Puncak Jaya Regency. Results: In the variable free sex behavior, as many as 42 students (45.2%) had done it, and 51 students (54.8%) had never done it. There is no relationship between knowledge (p-value = 0.65; RP = 0.86 (95% CI = 0.55 - 1.34)), peers influence (p-value = 0.99; RP = 0.95 (95% CI = 0.60 - 1.49)), the roles of parents (p-value = 0.67; RP = 1.16 (95% CI = 0.73 - 1.83)), and the influence of the media (p-value = 0.30; RP = 1.32 (95% CI = 0.85 - 2.06)) with free sex behavior of students at SMU Negeri 1 Mulia, Puncak Jaya Regency.


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How to Cite

Sabri, Medyati, N. ., Y. Bouway, D. ., & Ruru, Y. . (2021). Factors Related to the Teenagers Free Sex Behavior of Students at SMU Negeri 1 Mulia in Puncak Jaya Regency. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR), 56(2), 38–47. Retrieved from https://gssrr.org/index.php/JournalOfBasicAndApplied/article/view/12391