Relationship of family support to Antenatal Care (ANC) inspection in work area of puskesmas Gunung Anyar Surabaya

Fama Alburuda, Nyoman Anita Damayanti

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One indicator of the level of health quality of a region is the Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR). The maternal mortality rate in Surabaya is still high. At 2016, AKI is 85.72 per 100,000 live births. Antenatal Care (ANC) is a pregnancy examination to optimize the mental and physical health of pregnant women, so as to be able to deal with labor. This study aims to analyze the relationship between family support for ANC examination in pregnant women in the work area Puskesmas Gunung Anyar Surabaya. This analytic observational study used cross sectional approach. The population of this study is pregnant women in 2018 in the work area Health Center Puskesmas Gunung Anyar Surabaya as much as 1089 respondents. Sampling was done by using Random sampling system to get 75 respondents. Collected data is processed statistically using Spearman test. Spearman test result with 95% confidence level, obtained p value <0,022. Based on the test results, the hypothesis proposed is accepted in other words there is a relationship between family support with ANC examination. Furthermore, the correlation coefficient (r) 0.264 shows that there is a positive correlation and a strong relationship between the function of family support with compliance ANC examination. Based on this research it is suggested that health practitioner give counseling to the nearest family, especially husband to actively participate in supporting pregnant mother to conduct pregnancy examination in health service.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1426-1429
Number of pages4
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2019


  • Antenatal care (ANC)
  • Family support
  • Maternal mortality rate (MMR)


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