The Relationship Between Religiosity And Clean And Healthy Living Behavior Toward Integrated Islamic Elementary School Students In Padang City, West Sumatra
This study aims to observe the relationship between religiosity and clean and healthy living behavior toward pupils of 7 to 8 years old. A quantitative correlational research design was utilized for this study to examine the relationship between religiosity and clean and healthy living behavior. The population in this research is all of the students in the Integrated Islamic Elementary School in Padang City, West Sumatra Province. The research sample used simple random sampling to obtain 103 children as samples in the Integrated Islamic Elementary School students in Padang City, West Sumatra Province. Data collection uses instruments of religiosity in the form of a scale of religiosity during the implementation of pupils’ religious education which is obtained from teachers and parents which includes: (1) knowledge, (2) beliefs, (3) rituals, (4) experience, and (5) practice. In the other hand, the knowledge about clean and healthy living behavior is measured by adapting from the JUMSIH program (Yufiarti, 2019) in the form of a knowledge scale. It consists of 19 indicators in questions such as to begin asking about the benefits of washing hands until asking about the consequences caused by the disease to those whose hands are not clean. Based on data analysis using Pearson's product-moment correlation test, it was found that the correlation coefficient (rxy) was rxy = 0.294 with p = 0,000 (p <0.001). The results showed that the alternative hypothesis is accepted, there is a positive relationship between religiosity and knowledge of clean and healthy living behaviors in integrated Islamic elementary school students in Padang City. The higher levels of religiosity, the higher level of positive behavior for pupils who’s clean and healthy have in their life. Moreover, the relationship between religiosity and clean and healthy living behavior of children needs to be a special concern for educators and parents. Parents and teachers in the school must install good religiosity values in the learning process at school or home so that there is synchronization between parents and teachers to engage the children for clean and healthy living behavior.