Relationship between maternal age, gravida and gestational age with premature rupture of membrane in adolescent pregnancy

Sigit Nurfianto, Usman Hadi, Windhu Purnomo

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Abstract

Objective. Adolescent pregnancy has a significant relationship with the incidence of complications such as premature rupture of membrane. Complications from pregnancy and childbirth in adolescent pregnancy are some of the factors that contribute to maternal mortality. The aim of this study is to analyze the relationship between maternal age, gravida and gestational age with premature rupture of membranes in adolescent pregnancy in dr. Doris Sylvanus regional public hospital Palangka Raya City, Central Kalimantan. Methods. This research is a cross-sectional study. Data collected using secondary data from medical records of pregnant women undergoing labor from January 2017 - September 2018. The number of adolescent pregnancy who experienced premature rupture of membranes is 60 people. Result. Premature rupture of membranes occurs in 44.8% of all births by adolescent women. Premature rupture of membranes mostly occurs in adolescents aged 17-18 years (46.7%), in the primigravida group (91.7%) and at the gestational age group of 37 - 42 weeks (71.7%). There is no relationship between maternal age (p = 0.496), gravida (p = 0.820) and gestational age (p = 0.960) with premature rupture of membranes. Conclusion. The risk of premature rupture of membranes can be felt by pregnant women in every age group, both younger adolescents and older adolescents. Premature rupture of membranes can occur in primigravida or multigravida group. Premature rupture of membranes can also be experienced by mothers in every gestational age group (preterm, a term, post-term).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)756-760
Number of pages5
JournalIndian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
Volume13
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2019

Keywords

  • Adolescent pregnancy
  • Gestational age
  • Gravida
  • Maternal age
  • Premature rupture of membranes

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