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Karakteristik Sosial Ekonomi dan Kesehatan Maternal
Authors: Rindang Ekawati
Source: Kesmas: National Public Health Journal, 6(3):133; DOI:
Topic(s): Contraception
Maternal health
Country: Asia
Published: DEC 2011
Abstract: High level of maternal health in Indonesia is one of Millenium Development Goal’s indicators, so that the government continually put this variable as priority to be improved. This study attempted to know the relationship between social, demographic, and economic characteristics with maternal health. Data source is obtained from Demographic and Health Survey 2007, West Java Province, which included 86 census blocks, 2.150 households. Among 2.150 households, 1.100 live in urban area, while 1.050 in rural area. Total selected sample is 1.720 ever married women aged between 15 – 49 years old. This research using chi-square test to observed whether there is a significant relationship between age, level of education, and wealth indexes with birth attendance. There is also significant relationship between contraceptive use with women’s age, level of education, and level of wealth indexes. While, there is no significant relationship between contraceptive use with place of residence and number of children alive. According to the result, there is significant relationship beetween place of birth delivery with place of residence, level of education, wealth indexes, and number of children alive. Key words: Socioeconomic, maternal health, contraceptive use