Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 8(3), pp. 755 - 763
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080304
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Students' Needs Concerning Smoking Prevention: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis Among Public, Private, and Islamic School


Laili Rahayuwati 1,*, Eleanor C. Castillo 2
1 Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia
2 College of Public Health, University of the Philippines Manila, Philippines

ABSTRACT

Smoking among adolescents is associated with additional health and social problems. This research was qualitative research and was used for exploring and describing the needs of smoking education program and strategies. The sampling technique of "snowball sampling" for male and female students, who are active smokers and non-smokers from different schools: Public, Private, and Islamic School; while the number of participants were 25 participants for interview and 30 participants for FGD. The qualitative data was analysed using thematic analysis. The qualitative results showed there were some factors contribute to smoking habits and the tailor-made of specific health education strategies should be implemented. It can be concluded that policy factors determine the success of health promotion and education. On one hand, schools are under the Department of Education and Culture, while community activities are referred to the Department of Home Affair, Department of Religious Affair. Therefore, improved cooperation between these two relevant departments is needed to regulate smoking and enhance the implementation of smoking prevention policies in schools.

KEYWORDS
School-based Intervention, Smoking Prevention, Adolescents

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(a). IEEE Format:
[1] Laili Rahayuwati , Eleanor C. Castillo , "Students' Needs Concerning Smoking Prevention: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis Among Public, Private, and Islamic School," Universal Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 755 - 763, 2020. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080304.

(b). APA Format:
Laili Rahayuwati , Eleanor C. Castillo (2020). Students' Needs Concerning Smoking Prevention: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis Among Public, Private, and Islamic School. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 8(3), 755 - 763. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080304.