Correlation between Attitude of Midwive and Support Cadre in the Behavior of Vitamin a Postpartum Mother Giving Primary Health Center Klaten Region

Intan Nugraheni Hasanah*  -  Politeknik Kesehatan Kemenkes Surakarta, Indonesia

(*) Corresponding Author
The Program to prevent vitamin A deficiency in Indonesia includes the administration of vitamin A for post partum mothers by giving a high dose of
vitamin A (@ 200,000 international standard). However, midwives sometimes do not evaluate and follow up the program implantation to make sure that
all postpartum women receive the capsule. This study was aimed at evaluating the midwives’ attitude and health promotors’ support and the behavior of
midwives in giving the vitamin A capsule to post partum mothers in integrated health center (puskesmas) in Klaten regency. This was a cross-sectional
study among 37 midwives in puskesmas of Klaten. The data was obtained using a structured questionnaire. Univariate analysis used frequency distribution
and bivariate using chi square test. Most of the respondents (75.6%) had a good supports (68%), there was a correlation between the attitude and behavior
of midwife in giving the vit A capsule (p=0.002). There was a correlation between the support of health promoters with the behavior of midwives in giving
vitamin A capsule to post partum mothers(p=0.004). There was a correlation between the attitude and the behavior of midwife and support of health
promotors and the behavior of midwives in giving the vitamin A to mother in Klaten regency.

Keywords: midwives; postpartum mothers; vitamin a capsule

Sains Medika : Jurnal Kedokteran dan Kesehatan
is published by Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Islam Sultan Agung Semarang, Indonesia.
Jl. Raya Kaligawe Km.4, PO BOX 1054/SM Semarang 50112
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Email: sainsmedika@unissula.ac.id

ISSN: 2339-093X (Online) | 2085-1545 (Print)
DOI : 10.30659/sainsmed

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