• ISSN: 2010-3646 (Online)
    • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Social. Scienc. Humanit.
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    • DOI: 10.18178/IJSSH
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IJSSH 2018 Vol.8(3): 78-81 ISSN: 2010-3646
doi: 10.18178/ijssh.2018.V8.938

Averting Children to Smoke (An Analysis of Psychological Factor on Children Smoking Decision)

Ayuningtyas Yuli Hapsari and Tezza Adriansyah Anwar
Abstract—Indonesia is now struggling to make its young generation avert smoking habit is getting younger from year to year. All these kids are trying to smoke because they are inspired by television, social media / youtube, seeing adults around them as active smokers and curiosity. All these children were trying to smoke with friends outside the home. This study aim to look at the Cimenyan area, Bandung. This research distributing questionnaires to 30 children they are all boys aged 6 – 16 years old who studied in elementary, junior and senior high school. All of whom have tried smoking since the age of 6 years. Descriptive and verificative method used in this research. This research also uses path analysis. Parents should avoid to smoke in front of children so as not to be imitated by their children. Ensuring children are not in a smoker’s environment can also be done so that children do not smoke. By creating a busy schedule everyday for children, it can prevent children who have already smoked to smoke. Another effort is to provide sufficient allowance so that children can not buy cigarettes.

Index Terms—Social marketing, psychological factor, motivation factor, learning factor and consumer decision process.

Ayuningtyas Y. Hapsari and Tezza A Anwar are with Widyatama University, Indonesia (e-mail: Ayuningtyas.yuli@widyatama.ac.id, tezza.anwar@widyatama.ac.id).


Cite: Ayuningtyas Yuli Hapsari and Tezza Adriansyah Anwar, "Averting Children to Smoke (An Analysis of Psychological Factor on Children Smoking Decision)," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 78-81, 2018.


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