Related of knowledge and characteristics of pregnant women with chronic energy deficiency in health public center at mauk tangerang 2015

Abstract: Globally, approximately one in eight pregnant women worldwide are chronic of energy. The impact of this condition can caused in pregnant women are susceptible to disease,difficult and long labor, premature delivery and postpartum hemorrhage, while the fetus was lowbirth weight (LBW). This research aims to determine the relationship of knowledge andcharacteristics of pregnant women with Chronic Energy Deficiency (CED) in the Health Public Center, Mauk, Tangerang.
Methods: This research was an analytic study by using case control design. The population in this research were all pregnant women registered in Primary Health care Mauk both experiencedCED and pregnant women who do not experience CED, and samples were taken using accidentalsampling technique as many as 624respondents, and the statistic analysis was used Chi Squaretest.
Results: The results were obtained good knowledge majority (41.9%), revenue >Rp.2.710.000 (53.2%), secondary education (58.1%), working mothers (58.1%), nuli/primiparous (48.4%), theage of majority respondents aged> 35 years (50%), the level of basic education (45.2%), workoutside the home (52.4%), multiparous (57.1%), and less knowledge level (59.5%). Chi-square test results there is a relationship of knowledge andCEDin pregnant women (P value = 0.006), income and CED(P 0.002), and occupation and CED (P 0.021).
Conclusions: Advice can be given that health professionals can be more active in providing counseling or health education especially about nutrition for pregnant women in order, can hit the high incidence of CED in pregnant women.
Keywords: CED, education, income, knowledge, occupation, and parity
Penulis: Romadloni Ahmad, Moudy E.U Djami, Siti Desi Agustina
Kode Jurnal: jpkebidanandd160276

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