Android-based application of women's reproductive health to parent knowledge as a learning media


  • Rina Inda Sari Department of Midwifery, Graduate School, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia
  • Syafruddin Syarif Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia
  • M. Ariyadi Arsyad Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia
  • Andi Nilawati Usman Department of Midwifery, Graduate School, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia
  • Sri Ramadany Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia


android-based, knowledge, learning media, women's reproductive health application


This study aimed to determine the effect of this application usage on parental knowledge improvement, and the differences in knowledge based on parents' education and occupation background using this application. This research was carried out in the working area of ??the Wolio Health Center, Baubau City, during March - April 2021, by a combination of Research and Development (R&D) and Quasi-experimental methods with one group pretest - posttest design. About 95 parents who have adolescent daughters (aged 10-20 years) were involved. The intervention was given on the same day by first being given a pretest and then being given an intervention using the KESPRO PEDIA educational application for ±30 minutes, continued by a posttest. Data analysis used the Wilcoxon Signed Ranks Test. This study indicated that the use of android-based women's reproductive health applications could increase parental knowledge by 89.5% (P<0.01). There was an increase in parental knowledge about women's reproductive health at every level of education, especially high school/vocational education, by 51.6% (P<0.01). Meanwhile, it also increased the parental knowledge about women's reproductive health at each occupational status, dominated by parents who did not work, by 68.4% (P<0.01).


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How to Cite

Sari, R. I., Syarif, S., Arsyad, M. A., Usman, A. N., & Ramadany, S. (2021). Android-based application of women’s reproductive health to parent knowledge as a learning media. International Journal of Health & Medical Sciences, 4(2), 196-201.

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