Jurnal Biometrika dan Kependudukan
Vol 3, No 1 (2014): Jurnal Biometrika dan Kependudukan

Faktor yang Mempengaruhi Perkawinan Muda Perempuan

Qibtiyah, Mariyatul ( Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Airlangga )

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Publish Date
24 Feb 2015


ABSTRACT Early marriage was still happened in Indonesia, in the city and also in the village with different social, economic, and culture background.  The percentage of early marriage in Indonesia is still high, ranked 37 in the world and the second highest in Southeast Asia. Early marriage can lead to negative effects on education, socio-economic, demographic, psychological, and health. This study aims to analyze the influence of social, economic, and cultural factors to the age of first marriage in urban and rural areas in kabupaten Tuban. This research was observational with cross sectional design. The sample of this research were 62 women who got marriaged before 21 years old in 2013 in kecamatan Tuban and kecamatan Grabagan kabupaten Tuban. Subjects were selected by cluster random sampling. The independent variables of this research were residence, education, occupation, salary, perception of courtship, and perception of "old maid". Correlation analysis with Fisher’s Exact test showed that residence and education had significant correlation with early marriage (p<0,05). The multiple logistic regression with significance level α=0.05 showed that the significance value of residence was p=0,008 (p<0,05) and education was p=0,037 (p<0,05). In conclusion, independent variables that affect early marriage was social factor, that is residence and education. While economic factor and cultural factor did not affect early marriage in urban and rural areas in kabupaten Tuban. Keywords: residence, education, early marriage

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Jurnal Biometrika dan Kependudukan is a journal that contains articles about the development of statistical methods in the field of health, the application of statistical methods on solving health problems, the development of demography and demography, solving reproductive health problems, solving ...