Interest of Pregnant Women in Doing Examination the Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) In Ngronggo Village in Central District of Kediri

  • Aprilia Nurtika Sari Akademi Kebidanan Dharma Husada
  • Lusi Yusniati Akademi Kebidanan Dharma Husada
Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Interest, Pregnant Womens, VCT


Due to the negative side of the commonly social-cultural development that potentially triggers many kinds of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). One of them is Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The HIV attacks not only on certain age, but pregnant women are on the risk as well. Therefore, the government in doing a programme is Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) for aprevention or early detection on HIV in HIV in order not to occur a transmission from the mother to the fetus. The purpose of this research is to know the interest of the pregnant women in doing examination the Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT). The design of the research that will be used is descriptive with cross sectional approach. The population inside this research is all the pregnant womens of 55 people in Ngronggo village in the central district of Kediri, which the samples are taken with total sampling technique. Variable of the research is the interest of the pregnant women in doing the VCT. The data collection is using self-made questionnaires then editing, coding, scoring, dan tabulating. The analysis techniques are percentage. The research result shows than most of the pregnant womens have high interest on the VCT, these are 44 respondents (80%). While according to the attraction of  37 respondents (67,27%) with high interest, the attention of 43 respondents (78,18%) with high interest, the motivatin of 34 respondents (61,82%) with high interest, and the knowledge of 42 respondents (76,36%) with high interest. It is expected alongside this research, that the medical personnel to enhance counselling tothe society specially the pregnant womens in order to improve of the knowledge about HIV as well as motivate them in doing the VCT as an effort of the prevention on the HIV/AIDS transmission from mother to child


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