Determinant of Intention E-cigarettes Use Among a Sample of Senior High School Students in Surabaya

Authors

  • Hendra Eka Alifiyanto
  • Sri Widati
  • Rachmat Hargono

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.14745

Keywords:

e-cigarette, intention, adolescent

Abstract

Background: The prevalence of smoking in Indonesia in 2018 among adolescents (10-18 years old)
was 9.1%. Surabaya has 9,28% of boys who are active smokers and acknowledged smoking every
day. Adolescents using conventional cigarettes are also tend to be interested to using e-cigarette.
Objective: The aim of this study was to analyze the factors that associate the intention of e-cigarettes use in
adolescents in Surabaya.
Method: The type of study was observational analytic design with cross sectional. The sample size was
determined by cluster random sampling, in 8 school which includes 291 students. Data collection was
through filling out the online questionnaire and analyzed using logistic regression test to determine the
association between variables.
Results: This results of this study show that the factors that have positively associated to intentions of
e-cigarettes use by adolescent are instrumental attitudes (3,035), injunctive norm (2,561), descriptive norm
(4,896) and self efficacy (3,526). Experiential attitude and perceived control did not associated the intention
of adolescents e-cigarette use.
Conclusion: Providing education to adolescents, parents and educational stakeholders about the dangers of
using e-cigarettes and restrictions on adolescents access to e-cigarettes should take considered the long-term
impact of e-cigarette.

Author Biographies

Hendra Eka Alifiyanto

Master’s Student

Sri Widati

Senior Lecturer, Departement of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science, Faculty of
Public Health Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya 60115 East Java, Indonesia

Rachmat Hargono

Senior Lecturer, Departement of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science, Faculty of
Public Health Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya 60115 East Java, Indonesia

Published

2021-03-24

How to Cite

Hendra Eka Alifiyanto, Sri Widati, & Rachmat Hargono. (2021). Determinant of Intention E-cigarettes Use Among a Sample of Senior High School Students in Surabaya. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(2), 2480-2487. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.14745