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Asian Journal of Epidemiology
  Year: 2017 | Volume: 10 | Issue: 3 | Page No.: 128-137
DOI: 10.3923/aje.2017.128.137
Household-based Antenatal Care Monitoring Model (An Intervention Study in the Coastal Area of Palu City)
Ketut Suarayasa, Muh. Syafar, Nurhaedar Jafar, Masni and Anwar Mallongi

Abstract:
Background and Objective: There are two indicators can be used for measuring the quality of health service pregnant women are going well, namely antenatal care coverage and delivery by health workers trained. In Palu City, the achievement was that both this question on the national level have been done. But it is not followed by successive down maternal mortality. In order to ensure the implementation of the standards of the antenatal care (ANC) are going well, this study build a model of mentoring students against pregnant women and families. In this model, students do the monitoring through guidebooks. The general objective of this research was to obtain monitoring model of household-based ANC (pregnant women and families) through mentoring by students. The study centered in the coastal areas of Palu City. Materials and Methods: The research design used was a quasi experiment with nonequivalent control group design. To know more about the meaning, also conducted qualitative study through in depth interview. The research was conducted on 12 urban villages located in Palu City of Midle Sulawesi, where 6 urban villages (43 pregnant women) as intervention villages and 6 subdistricts (with 43 samples of pregnant women) as control villages. Results: The result of this research showed that the influence of the students' assistance toward the implementation of the ANC standard and early detection of high-risk of pregnancy and the influence of age, education and antenatal frequency on the implementation of the ANC standard (p<0.005) and gravid (pregnancy 0) have an effect on early pregnancy risk high dose<0.005). This research also produced an implementation model of household-based the ANC (pregnant and family mothers) through a student mentoring approach. Conclusion: Monitoring model of household-based ANC (pregnant women and family) through mentoring students effective enough in improving the implementation of the standards of the ANC as well as early detection of high-risk pregnancy.
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Ketut Suarayasa, Muh. Syafar, Nurhaedar Jafar, Masni and Anwar Mallongi, 2017. Household-based Antenatal Care Monitoring Model (An Intervention Study in the Coastal Area of Palu City). Asian Journal of Epidemiology, 10: 128-137.

DOI: 10.3923/aje.2017.128.137

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