Analysis of factors related to maternal health in female workers in the industrial area of Sidoarjo, Indonesia


Published: 30 October 2019
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Female workers are often exposed to various risk factors that potentially threaten their health, including reproductive health. One of the reproductive problems for female worker is a pregnancy disorder. Disorders during pregnancy can result in the occurrence of infant mortality and maternal death. The aim of this study was to analyze the factors associated with maternal health in female workers in Sidoarjo Industrial area. The study was a cross-sectional study with 388 chosen by simple random sampling. Data was analyzed using chi-square. The results showed that there was a correlation between pregnancy disorders and maternal education (p=0.05), work shift (p=0.036), dust (p=0.04), vibration (p=0.009). Maternal and child health is influenced by internal factors such as education level and external factors in the form of work shifts, hazards dust and vibration in the company environment. Industrial management needs to provide health education to reduce the risks of pregnancy disorders.


Rahman, F. S., & Martiana, T. (2019). Analysis of factors related to maternal health in female workers in the industrial area of Sidoarjo, Indonesia. Journal of Public Health in Africa, 10(s1). https://doi.org/10.4081/jphia.2019.1179

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