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Peran Dokter Ahli Kebidanan dan Kandungan
Authors: Eflita Meiyetriani, Budi Utomo, Besral Besral, Budi Iman Santoso, and Sjarifah Salmah
Source: Kesmas: National Public Health Journal, 7(1): 37; DOI:
Topic(s): Cesarean section
Delivery care
Maternal health
Country: Asia
Published: AUG 2012
Abstract: One of the birth medicalization form is the high number of sectio caesarea deliveries. Result of some studies shows that obstetrician is a factor which can determine the preference type of delivery. The purpose of this study is to assess the role of the obstectrician in order to make decision making in preference sectio caesarea delivery than vaginal delivery after controlled with sociodemographic factors and maternal risk factor. The study was a cross sectional study using a quantitative approach. This study using secondary data which obtained from Indonesia Demographic and Health Survey 2007 with subset of the research is DKI Jakarta region. Population of this study was married women with age between 15 – 44 years old who has delivery history in term of 5 years before the survey. The study shows significant correlation between prenatal care workers with sectio caesarea delivery but this correlation also has an interaction with household economic status variables. There is significant correlation between respondent whose prenatal care with obstectrician with sectio caesarea delivery. This correlation also related with household economic status. Others variables related to sectio caesarea delivery beside social economic status are maternal age, parity, maternal education, complication during pregnancy history, and bleeding history. Keywords: Sectio caesarea, obstetrician, sociodemographic, maternal risk factor