Factors Of Pregnant Women On Environmental Health In Semarang, Indonesia

Aryani Lenci, Fitria Wulandari

Abstract


Pregnancy are still high in developing countries despite national and international efforts to redress this problem. This study was conducted to investigate pregnancy in this area who knowledge and attitudes environmental health the risk factors that affect abaou pregnancy outcomes in Semarang. The study with process to observation in area was conducted among 40 pregant women attending antenatal clinics from their all trimesters to term. The subject research is wastewater disposal site, prevention of disease transmission, state of the room with lighting, floor, humidity and the type of water. Results showed that, majority pregnant women (> 75%, n= 40) were aware of the risk factors that could adversely affect the pregnancy outcomes, however they did not know the exact mechanisms by which risk factors acted to the environmental health this effects to woman pregnancy. Occurrence of risk factors among with waswater disposal site all pregnant have the waswater, prevention disease with mosquito net (35%) and the lowest preventation with mosquito racket (2,5%), bedroom lighting is enough (60%), floor with ceramics (65%) soil (2,5%) the lowest in floor, the humidity (62,5%) and the type water with drink water gallon (77,5%) and cooking (50%) and personal hygiene water tank (60%). It was concluded from this study that, although most woman were aware of the pregnancy factors, they lacked the knowledge on how the factors affected the pregnancy outcome. The pregnancy was outcame were good to examination from goverment. It is recommended that women pregnancy to begin their clinic early prevention of environmental disease.


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