Introduction: There are several risk factors for perinatal death. This study aimed to explore the characteristics of perinatal mortality at Dr. Soetomo General Hospital, Surabaya from 2014 to 2015. Methods: This was a descriptive study. Maternal and perinatal data were taken from the medical records. Results: The total perinatal death was 285 cases of all deliveries at Dr. Soetomo General Hospital, Surabaya in 2014-2015. Most women were in maternal age of 17-34 years. The maternal education was mostly high school, and most mothers were unemployed. More than a half of maternal parity was multigravida (63.5%), and the gestational age was preterm or under-month gestation at 81.4%. Most infants (73.3%) had low birth weight, and most cases were born vaginally. The majority of cases were non-booked case (NBC). Most of perinatal mortality was caused by prematurity followed by asphyxia, and the maternal factor was preeclampsia/eclampsia. Conclusion: Perinatal deaths mostly occurred in postnatal with the main causes of prematurity and asphyxia and the maternal factor was preeclampsia/eclampsia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)874-878
Number of pages5
JournalSystematic Reviews in Pharmacy
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2020


  • Characteristics
  • Hypertensive disease in pregnancy
  • Perinatal deaths
  • Postnatally
  • Prematurity


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