THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE ADOLESCENT PERCEPTION ABOUT
CANCER VACCINATION SERVICES WITH MOTIVATION
TO DO VACCINE HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS (HPV)
Cervical cancer is the growth of abnormally malignant cells inside the cervix. According to the Information Center on HPV and Cancer, cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer among women in the world. Based on this, primary prevention is increasingly encouraged by the government through HPV vaccination. However, the participation of women in HPV vaccination is still very low. The purpose of this study to determine the relationship of adolescent perceptions about cervical cancer vaccination with motivation to perform HPV vaccination. This research is correlational research with cross sectional approach. Sampling using proportional random sampling technique with a sample of 117 respondents. The results showed that most of the adolescent girls had good perception 53,8% and most of the girls had moderate motivation to do HPV vaccination that was 51,3%. The result of spearman statistic test obtained ρ-value = 0,000 <alpha (0,05), hence can be concluded that there is relation of adolescent perception about cervical cancer vaccination with motivation to do HPV vaccination. Based on the results of this study, it is hoped that the principal will increase cooperation with the puskesmas to provide health education and counseling about cervical cancer and HPV vaccination.
Keywords: perception, motivation, adolescent girls, HPV vaccination.