Health Education Granting about HIV / AIDS Against Success Following VCT Inspection on Housewives in Pesantren Sub-District of Kediri City

  • Yenny Puspitasari STIKes Surya Mitra Husada Kediri
  • Suci Anggraeni
  • Tatik Ega Taviana Admasari
Keywords: Success, VCT, Health education


VCT is the early prevention of HIV / AIDS. This test is important regardless of gender and age group, but the incidence of HIV / AIDS is high in female sex and in the productive age group between 25-34 years. The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of health education about HIV / AIDS on the success of following VCT in housewives at Pesantren Sub-district Kediri. The design of this study used one group pre test posttest design. The research population is all housewives in Pesantren Sub-district Kediri amounting 160 housewives. In sampling technique purposive sampling got sample as many as 105 respondents. Data collection techniques used questionnaires. The collected data was processed using wilcoxon test with significance level α = 0,05. The results of this study indicated that all respondents did not successfully follow the VCT examination before the health education was given about HIV / AIDS to those 105 respondents (100%). After health education on HIV / AIDS, the majority of respondents successfully followed the VCT as many as 100 respondents (95.3%). The result of data analysis shows that there is difference between before and after health counseling with value ρ 0,000 <0,05. One's behavior toward change can be pursued through health education efforts, as knowledge-based behavior is more lasting than behavior that is not based on knowledge of health education about HIV / AIDS given to housewives for early prevention.