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Determinant of Abortion at Indonesian (Data Analysis of Indonesian Family Life Survey 2014)
Bunga Sriwijaya Anda, Citra Sartika, Rini mutahar

Last modified: 2018-08-20

Abstract


Background : Abortion was a major cause of maternal mortality. Complications posed after abortion were bleeding, perforation, infection and shock. In Indonesia, recently abortion was not reported as abortion cases but rather as bleeding cases. It is because the handling of abortion cases is done by overcoming the bleeding that may result in maternal death. This study aims to analyze the factors affecting abortion in Indonesia.

Materials and methods : The variables studied in this study were age, parity, education, employment status, economic status, history of abortion, history of chronic disease, smoking status and residence of abortion. This Study was used a cross sectional design study and secondary data of the Indonesian Family Life Survey in 2014. Samples in this study was 6.395 grieved women who have been married between age 15-49 years residing in Indonesia from 13 provinces eligible to IFLS 2014 respondents who meets inclusion. Data analysis was done by univariate analysis, bivariate analysis with chi-square test and multivariate analysis with multiple logistic regression test.

 

Results : The results showed that age, parity, employment status, economic status, history of chronic disease, abortion history, smoking status and residence areas were associated with abortion. The most dominant factor with abortion is age with the largest PRadjusted value of 2.9.

 

Conclusions : Abortion has caused by age, parity, employment status, economic status, history of abortion, history of chronic disease, smoking status and residence area. The biggest effect of having an abortion is age. Researchers to provide health services for CIE (communication, information and education) for the community for gestational age. Recommandation to the sociaty was to have pre-pregnancy consultation to health personnel.

 

Acknowledgements : The author would like to thank RAND Corp who has provided data set.