HUBUNGAN PENDIDIKAN DAN TINGGI BADAN IBU DENGAN KEJADIAN BERAT BADAN LAHIR RENDAH DI RUMAH SAKIT UMUM DAERAH DR. PIRNGADI MEDAN
Chandra Juita Pasaribu⑴, Etti Sudaryati⑵, Sorimuda Sarumpaet⑵
1Universitas Audi Indonesia
2Staff Pengajar Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat Universitas Sumatera Utara
3Staff Pengajar Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat Universitas Sumatera Utara
BBLR (Low Birth Weight) is a baby whose weight is less than 2,500 grams without considering its gestation age. RSUD Dr. Pirngadi, Medan, in 2016 had the incidence rate of BBLR 30%, above the incidence of BBLR nationally (10,2%). The objective of the research was to find out some factors which influenced the incidence of BBLR.
The research used observational analytic method with case control design. The samples were 160 that consisted of 80 sectio caesarean women with BBLR respondents in the case group and the other 80 sectio caesarean women with BBLN (Normal Birth Weight) in the control group, taken by using consecutive sampling technique. The data were gathered from medical records in the period of 2017-2018 with inclusion criteria and analyzed by using univariate analysis and bivariate analysis with chi square test
The result of the research showed that there was corelasi of the incidence of BBLR on education (p=0,001) OR= 5,28 and there was no corelasi on height (p=0,2451) OR=1,03
It is recommended that health care providers provide health education to conume balance nutrition both by counseling, leaflets and uing mass media related to LBW risk factors. And for pregnant to routenely chech their pragnancy to a helath facility.
Keywords: BBLR, Education, Height