Original Research

Violence against children during the COVID-19 pandemic: Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) analysis on Lowokwaru District, Indonesia

Windi Chusniah Rachmawati, Endang Sri Redjeki, Hanifati Nadhilah
Journal of Public Health in Africa | Vol 13, No 2 | a380 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4081/jphia.2022.2424 | © 2024 Windi Chusniah Rachmawati, Endang Sri Redjeki, Hanifati Nadhilah | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 10 April 2024 | Published: 07 December 2022

About the author(s)

Windi Chusniah Rachmawati, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Sports Science, Universitas Negeri Malang, Malang, East Java, Indonesia
Endang Sri Redjeki, Department of Non-Formal Education, Faculty of Education, Universitas Negeri Malang, Malang, East Java, Indonesia
Hanifati Nadhilah, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Sports Science, Universitas Negeri Malang, Malang, East Java, Indonesia

Abstract

The high number of cases of violence against children has become a big concern, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Research purposes to analyze the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) in violence against children during the COVID-19 pandemic in Lowokwaru District, Malang City. Research design a quantitative analytic study with a cross-sectional study primary data. Research instrument used was a questionnaire with Google Form application which was online collecting by 100 mothers. Analysis technique uses Somers’d and Ordinal Logistic Regression. Variables related to the intention to commit violence against children are subjective norms (p=0.00<α=0.05) and behavioral control (p=0.002 <α=0.05), while attitudes are not related to the intention to commit violence against children (p=0.501 >α=0.05). Variables that have a significant effect on the intention of violence against children are subjective norms (p=0.001<α=0.05) and behavioral control (p=0.002<α=0.05). Subjective norms and behavioral control are related and have an effect on the intention to commit violence against children, while attitudes do not.


Keywords

pandemic; violence; intention

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