Promotion of non-smoking behavior in school-aged children is one form of promotion of healthy behavior Efforts as the im pact of a threat to addictive substances from tobacco that can endanger the health of children. Facts prove that children with smoker status 20% -80% more frequent cough colds and twice more affected by bronchitis. In addition, the prevalence of smokers ≥. The purpose of this research was to know the effect of health education with Jigsaw method to change the attitude and intention of prevention of smoking in children. This type of research was Quasi Experimental: Non Equivalent Control Group Design. The object of this research was the Grade V students of Bendogerit Elementary School 1, year lesson 2015-2016. Selection of research subjects was conducted by purposive sampling as much as 40 respondents for both research groups. The results show that the health education with Jigsaw Method had an effect on attitude variable (p = <0.025) and variable of intention (p = < 0.020). The Jigsaw Method was more influential than the expository method, namely the Attitude variable (p = 0.029) and the Intention variable (p = 0.024). Health promotion workers were suggested to use Jigsaw Methods in health education to related institutions, so it can be used as an alternative method in health promotion.
Keywords : Health, Education, Jigsaw, behavior, change.