The Correlation Between Using Instagram and Body Image at Sman 7 Pekanbaru


  • Fitry Erlin STIKes Payung Negeri Pekanbaru
  • Eka Malfasari STIKes Payung Negeri Pekanbaru
  • Nadya Muharanu Putri STIKes Payung Negeri Pekanbaru



instagram, body image, Instagram, Body Image, Youth


Instagram is a social media that focuses on sharing photos that are widely used by teenagers in interpreting their self-image. Posting photos wants others to see that they are a perfect figure with an ideal body shape and a dream for every teenager. The purpose of this study was to determine the correlation between the use of Instagram on body image in adolescents. This research was quantitative research with a correlation design that employed cross-sectional. The analysis used univariate and bivariate analysis using chi-square. The study was conducted from May 2018 at SMAN 7 Pekanbaru with a total of 153 teenagers as respondents. The results conclude that there is no correlation between the use of Instagram on body image seen from the p-value of 0.962 (> 0.05). With this research, it is hoped that the correlation between Instagram use and adolescent body image will be used as input for coaching and as a reference for further research.


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2022-08-19 — Updated on 2022-08-19

How to Cite

Erlin, F., Malfasari, E., & Putri, N. M. (2022). The Correlation Between Using Instagram and Body Image at Sman 7 Pekanbaru. Risenologi, 7(1a), 44–48.