ABSTRACT: Adolescent as the age group that is vulnerable to health problems associated with risky behavior. This study aimed to compare the effectiveness of the risk avoidance (RA) and risk reduction (RR) approach with reproductive health standard program to reduce student risk behavior in three high school in Bali and Palangkaraya. Study design was quasy experimental study with pretest posttest control group design. Respondents who enrolled in the study were students at the level 10 to 12 in Denpasar and Palangkaraya, using RA dan RR approach . A total of 132 respondent in Denpasar who are willing to be involved and subsequently drawn to 105 respondents, or as many as 35 student per school. There was a significant relationship between the provision of intervention RR, RA and controls with gender, the level / grade, the age of the respondents; and an increasing attitude that supports abstinence and self-efficacy in the treatment group RR, RA and controls on pretest and posttest (p<.05). we need to do an intensive coordination with the school and the policy maker for the continuity of thepromotion and prevention program for adolescent.
Keywords: adolescent, risk avoidance, risk reduction, reproductive health program