Force, support, and endorsing factors of early marriage in adolescent Sasak (Sasak Ethnic) in Central Lombok


  • M. Karjono The University of West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
  • I Made Bakta The University of Udayana, Indonesia
  • I Nyoman Mangku Karmaya The University of Udayana, Indonesia
  • Dyah Pradnyaparamita The University of Udayana, Indonesia
  • - Murtiananingsih The University of West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia


early marriage, parents role, peers, population, unwanted pregnancy


Projection of Indonesian teenager 2000-2025 years of age 10-24 years is reach 64 million or 28.64% of the total population of Indonesia. West Nusa Tenggara with a population growth rate around 1.49% exceeds the national population growth rate 1.1% with fertility during adolescence (early marriage) of 48 / 1,000 children who were born between 15-19 years reached 8359 people. Figures of early marriage on the teen have an impact on social inequalities in the high school dropout rate, premarital sex, divorce and high epidemics of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) as well as the explosion of the population. The research objective was to determine the amplifier, enabling factors and drivers of early marriage in adolescents Sasak in Central Lombok Regency. The research design is a "cross-sectional". Samples of the research 582 people, taken using systematic random sampling method from 2,574 population. The dependent variable of early marriage in adolescents, while teens knowledge about reproductive health, adolescent attitude about early marriage, pregnancy Unwanted (KTD), culture, peer pressure, media exposure information, the role of parents as the independent variable.


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Karjono, M., Bakta, I. M., Karmaya, I. N. M., Pradnyaparamita, D., & Murtiananingsih, .-. (2017). Force, support, and endorsing factors of early marriage in adolescent Sasak (Sasak Ethnic) in Central Lombok. International Research Journal of Engineering, IT & Scientific Research, 3(2), 171-178. Retrieved from



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