(Obesity With Self Esteem in Teenage Girls 10th Grade in Vocational Senior High School YP 17 Pare Kediri)

Obesitas Dengan Harga Diri pada Remaja Putri Kelas X SMK YP 17 Pare Kediri


  • Dewi Taurisiawati Rahayu Dewi Dewi
  • Luthfida


obesity, self-esteem, teenage girls


Obesity is a buildup of excess body fat, so that the waist circumference of a person's hips is far above normal and can endanger health. Obesity can have a negative psychological impact on the teenager and self-esteem disorders. In 2016, more than 1.9 billion people were overweight and 650 million were obese. The aim of this research is to determine the relationship of obesity with self-esteem of young women in class X SMK YP 17 Pare Kediri. The design used is quantitative analytic with cross sectional approach. The study began on March 23 - April 18, 2018 at SMK YP 17 Pare Kediri. The population numbered 249 class X teenage girls with sample of 72 respondents who met the inclusion criteria. The sampling technique used is proportional stratified random sampling. Data collection techniques used the measurement of the Hip Waist Ratio (RLPP) for obesity and a self-esteem questionnaire. All respondents mostly obese 39 respondents (54.2%). Adolescent girls who are obese mostly have low self-esteem levels of 19 respondents (26.4%). Based on statistical tests with Spearman rank correlation, the value of P value = 0,000 <0.05 then H0 is rejected, meaning there is a relationship of obesity with the self-esteem of young women in class X SMK YP 17 Pare Kediri. Obese girls tend to experience low levels of self-esteem, and vice versa. This results in psychological disorders such as school bullying, depression, and low self-esteem in adolescents whose physical appearance is ugly.