Author : Iyam Manueke
The number of death mom (AKI) in Indonesia was high. This was caused the scope of partus by health staff hadn’t been proper yet and the lower scope of handling the obstetric case. From all estimations of obstetric complication cases, only 10 percent were handled, so that there was still many of mom deaths because their partus process weren’t handled by the health staffs, especially if the partus was done by baby shaman of family members. The using of service could be influenced by individual’s or family’s characteristics such as demography, social structure and belief toward health. Other factor was the sources that enable in using the health service such as individual or family and society sources, needs which were desired and needs of evaluation result of using the health service. The aim of this research was to know the characteristic of using partus helper in Indonesia. This is kind of observational research with cross sectional study design. The data used in this research was result of Susenas 2003 conducted by BPS. Numbers of sample were 220.896 households included urban and sub urban area. The analyses used in this research were 1). Univariable analysis used frequency distribution, 2). Bivariable analysis, statistic test used was chi square with meaning level p<0,05, confidence interval (CI) 95 percent, 3). Multivariable analysis, statistic test used was logistic regression with meaning level p<0,05 and CI 95 percent. The result showed that parity, mom’s education, husband’s education, domicile, were significantly influenced toward the using of partus helper (p<0,05). Key words: Characteristic, Partus Helper.
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD