Abstract: Anemia in pregnancy is a major public health problem, particularly in developing countries. Anemia affects 41.8% of pregnant women used effects. Pregnant women with anemia will affect physical activity, increased morbidity and mortality, especially pregnant women with severe anemia Factors that increase the occurrence of anemia include factors relating to age, parity, knowledge, adherence to consume iron tablet, the frequency of the ANC, husband support and occupation, The aimed of this research was to determine the internal and external factors associated with the incidence of anemia among pregnant women. Subjects in this study were 120 third trimester pregnant women with a sampling technique using proportional random sampling. This type of research is observational analytic with cross sectional approach. The  primary data using questionnaires and measurements of HNB with Sahli method. The results of this study is that there is a positive and statistically significant correlation between knowledge (OR = 17.11; 95% CI = 5.324 to 55.003; p = 0.000), but there is a positive association was not statistically significant between age (OR = 1, 74; CI 95% = 50.390 to 7.852; p = 0.466), educational level (OR = 1.67; 95% CI = 0.535 to 5.204; p = 0.378), obedience to consume iron (OR = 7.97; CI 95% = 0.876 to 72.519; p = 0.065), frequency of ANC (OR = 1.27; 95% CI = 0.247 to 6.536; p = 0.775, husband support (OR = 1.17; 95% CI = 0.247 to 5.586; p = 0.840), work (OR = 1.69; 95% CI = 0.431 to 6.709; p = 0.449). Suggestions for midwives monitoring of Hb levels in pregnant women and monitoring the increase after administration of iron tablet. Yet it is important also to ensure drank Fe tablets are given.
Penulis: Risqi Dewi Aisyah, Fitriyani
Kode Jurnal: jpkeperawatandd160330

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