Relationship between Antenatal Care Compliance and Low Birth Weight in Indonesia

Marsis, Ilham Oetama and Patriawati, Keswari Aji and Simatupang, Januar (2022) Relationship between Antenatal Care Compliance and Low Birth Weight in Indonesia. International Journal of Health Sciences and Research, 12 (8). pp. 272-279. ISSN 2249 9571

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The incidence of low birth weight in Indonesia from 2005-2010 was 7%3, reflecting the country's socioeconomic development. This study aims to determine if there is a relationship between ANC visit compliance with LBW events. This is descriptive research with a cross-sectional design. The study population was all individuals in the 2013 Riskesdas sample of pregnant women who had data on giving birth to low birth weight babies. Data collected included the frequency of ANC visits with the questionnaire code RKD13.IND IC11 and birth weight of infants less than 2500g in the IC29 block. There was a significant and positive relationship between compliance with ANC visits of pregnant women and LBW events in Indonesia from RISKESDAS data 2013, which was analyzed with chi-square P = 0.036 <a (0.5). Low birth weight babies with mothers fulfilled ANC compliance which is equal to (5.7%) and ANC compliance that is not fulfilled leaves a more significant percentage of LBW birth outcomes by (6.7%) Keywords: Pregnant women, Antenatal visits, Low birth weight

Item Type: Article
Subjects: MEDICINE
Depositing User: Ms Trisna Ulina Br Tarigan
Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2022 06:18
Last Modified: 29 Aug 2022 06:26

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