Relationship Between Central Obesity And Early Menarche in Teenagers at SMP Negeri 3 Abiansemal
Hubungan Obesitas Sentral Terhadap Menarche Dini Pada Remaja Putri di SMP Negeri 3 Abiansemal
Keywords:Central Obesity, Early Menarche, Teenagers
Menarche is a sign of fertility cycle that began in teenager caused by several factors. One of them is central obesity. This study aims to determine relationship between central obesity and early menarche in teenagers at SMP Negeri 3 Abiansemal. This research applies descrivtive analytic designs with cross sectional approach, the number of samples are 163 respondents by using multistage random sampling of all female students at SMP Negeri 3 Abiansemal. The data was collected by waist circumference and age of menarche identified. The result shows from 163 respondents 57 respondents (34,97%) are central obesity and early menarche is 89 respondents (56,60%). The results of chi square analysis test obtained p value of 0,000 from the specified significance level of 0,05. In conclusion, there is a significant relationship between central obesity and early menarche.