THE EFFECT OF MATERNAL NUTRITIONAL ANEMIA TOWARDS LOW BIRTH WEIGHT

Mutahar, Rini and Misnaniarti, Misnaniarti and Febry, Fatmalina (2011) THE EFFECT OF MATERNAL NUTRITIONAL ANEMIA TOWARDS LOW BIRTH WEIGHT. In: exploring research potentials, 20-22 OKTOBER 2011, SRIWIJAYA UNIVERSITY, PALEMBANG, INDONESIA.

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        Abstract

        Background: Nutritional anemia is still a major nutritional problem suffered by pregnant women. Anemia in pregnant women may increase the risk of miscarriage, premature birth, having a baby with low birth weight (LBW), stillbirth, perinatal death. This study aimed to determine the effect of anemia on the incidence of LBW. Method: The study design was cross sectional. The study population was all pregnant women residing in the District of North Indralaya Ogan Ilir City. Study sample are pregnant women with gestational age entry trimester II (16 weeks, amounting to 50 pregnant women). Data analysis included univariatae analysis and bivariate analysis. Result: The results showed that mothers with anemia 2.5 times greater risk for LBW babies compared with women who are not anemic. (OR = 2.53, 95% CI 0:44 to 14:57) after the job is controlled by variables, parity, and frequency of the ANC. Conclusion: It is recommended to the Health Department/Community Health Centre to conduct health education for pregnant women so that people know about the importance of prenatal care to prevent LBW and to the Society to check their pregnancy with a frequency determined by the MOH is at least 4 (four) times, so health examinations of pregnant women can monitored by health workers. Keyword: Anemia, Antenatal care, Low birth weight

        Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
        Subjects: R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
        Divisions: Faculty of Public Health > Department of Public Health
        Depositing User: fakhriyati f ningrum
        Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2013 15:03
        Last Modified: 26 Mar 2013 15:03
        URI: http://eprints.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/1893

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