Determinants and Impact of Child Marriage on the Bride in Indonesia

Authors

  • Nunik Puspitasari

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15886

Keywords:

Child marriage, bride, determinants, impact

Abstract

This study aims to analyze variables thought to be determinants and effects of child marriage on the bride.
The design of this study was a case-control study. The number of samples was 116 brides consisting of 58
brides married at age <18 years old as a case group and 58 brides who got married at age> 18 years old as a
control group. There were 23 variables thought to be determinants and nine variables suspected as the impact
of child marriage. The variables that were significantly associated with child marriage were 1) the ethnic
of the bride, 2) father’s education, 3) mother’s education, 4) the occupational of the bride, 5) education of
the bride and 6) the purpose of marriage was to lived happily (psychological). While the variables that were
significantly affected the child marriage were: 1) the bride’s education and 2) the purpose of marriage was
to lived happily (psychological). Variables that significantly to the impact of child marriage were women’s
independence or women’s autonomy. The determinants of child marriage were the bride’s education, and
the purpose of marriage was to lived happily (psychological). The impact of child marriage was women’s
autonomy.

Author Biography

Nunik Puspitasari

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biostatistics and Population Study, Public Health Faculty, Airlangga University,
Indonesia

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Puspitasari, N. . (2021). Determinants and Impact of Child Marriage on the Bride in Indonesia. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 3792-3797. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15886