Call For Paper Volume:7 Issue:9 Sep'2020 |

ANALYSIS OF FACTORS FOR INCREASING INFANT MORTALITY RATES (IMR) IN TANAH LAUT DISTRICT

Publication Date : 02/08/2020


DOI : 10.21884/IJMTER.2020.7047.FWSOO

Author(s) :

Isna Farida , Roselina Panghiyangani , Husaini , Adenan , Meitria Syahadatina Noor.


Volume/Issue :
Volume 7
,
Issue 7
(08 - 2020)



Abstract :

Many factors cause in the high mortality rate infants. The number of infant deaths in Tanah Laut Regency in 2016 was 87 babies and has increased from the previous year. This study aims to analyze the factors associated with the incidence of infant mortality in Tanah Laut Regency in 2017. This research method is a case control study. The sample in this study were 49 respondents in each group. The sampling technique uses simple random sampling. The research instrument used a questionnaire. The bivariate analysis test uses chi square and multivariate analysis uses multiple logistic regression. The results showed factors family income (p value = 0,0001), frequency of ANC visits (p value = 0,0001), LBW incidence (p value = 0,0001) and asphyxia incidence (p value = 0,0001) related to infant mortality in Tanah Laut Regency in 2017. Maternal age factors (p value = 0.686), parity (p value = 0.686), maternal education level (p value = 0.544), and gestational age (p value = 0.106) not related to infant mortality in Tanah Laut Regency in 2017. The LBW incidence factor is the most influential factor


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