Birth Place Preference and Birth Attendant Selection during Covid-19 Pandemic in Tarakan City, North Kalimantan

Journal of Maternal and Child Health

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Title Birth Place Preference and Birth Attendant Selection during Covid-19 Pandemic in Tarakan City, North Kalimantan
 
Creator Ariyanti, Ririn
Yulianti, Ika
Padlilah, Rahmi
 
Description Background: Childbirth assistance during the Covid 19 pandemic needs attention to reduce maternal mortality rate and infant mortality rate. This study aimed to analyze the factors influencing the choice of place and birth attendant during the Covid 19 pandemic in Tarakan City.Subjects and Method: This was an obser­vational analytic study with a case control design. The study was carried out in Tarakan, North Kalimantan, Indonesia, in 2020. A sample 100 pregnant women was selected by quota sampling. The dependent variable was the place and birth attendant. The independent variables were place of working, family income, distance to the place of delivery and knowledge. The data were collected by questionnaire using google form. The data were analyzed by a multi­ple logistic regression.Results: The choice of place of delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic was influenced by place of working (OR= 1.61; 95% CI= 1.49 to 17.02; p= 0.009), family income (OR= 2.57; 95% CI= 3.74 to 45.37; p <0.001), distance travel (OR= 1.53; 95% CI= 0.07 to 0.73; p= 0.014) and knowledge (OR= 1.66; 95% CI= 1.58 to 17.31; p= 0.007). The choice of birth attend­ant was also influenced by place of working (OR= 1.32; 95% CI= 1.17 to 12.40; p= 0.027), family income (OR= 2.28; 95% CI= 2.94 to 32.23; p <0.001), distance traveled (OR= -1.42; 95% CI= 0.08 to 0.78; p= 0.016) and know­ledge (OR= 1.88; 95% CI= 2.05 to 20.85; p= 0.002).Conclusion: The choice of place and birth attendant is influenced by place of working, family income, distance traveled and knowledge.Keywords: place of delivery, birth attendant, pandemic covid 19Correspondence: Ririn Ariyanti. Department of Midwifery, Uni­versitas Borneo Tarakan. Jl. Amal Lama 1 Tara­kan, Kalimantan Utara. Email: ririn­ariyanti.­midwife@gmail.com. Mobile: +6285345553­400.Journal of Maternal and Child Health (2021), 06(01): 122-130https://doi.org/10.26911/thejmch.2021.06.01.12
 
Publisher Journal of Maternal and Child Health
 
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Date 2021-01-16
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
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Peer-reviewed Article
 
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Identifier http://thejmch.com/index.php?journal=thejmch&page=article&op=view&path[]=550
 
Source Journal of Maternal and Child Health; Vol 6, No 1 (2021); 122-130
2549-0257
2549-0257
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://thejmch.com/index.php?journal=thejmch&page=article&op=view&path[]=550&path[]=298
 
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