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Adolescence is a unique transitional period due to physical, psychological and social changes. Physical
changes occur faster than psychological and social changes. Sexual hormones have begined to work
encouraging teenagers to perform various types of sexual behavior. Prevention of free sex (before getting
married) in adolescents can be prevented by the positive role of community by used the role of educators, role
models, companions, counselors, communicators, and friend. This study aims to analyze the relationship of
knowledge with the role of community in the prevention of free sex (before getting married) in adolescents.
Correlational research design with all of people in RW 02 Kleco Sawoo Village with the aged 26-65 years, with
purposive sampling technique 54 respondents. Research result most of the respondents (42,4%) had enough
knowledge, as many 23 respondents. While most respondents (44,4%) had enough role, as many as 24
respondents and there is a relationship of knowledge with the role of the community in free sex prevention
(before getting married) in adolescent p value = 0,000 < 0,05, the relationship levels are strong and positive
(correlaton coefficient 0,669), this means that the better the community knowledge the role of community is also
better, the researcher suggest to the next researcher to researched and directly observed the role of community
in the prevention of free sex (before getting married).