The PENGARUH KONSUMSI TABLET FE TERHADAP KADAR HEMOGLOBIN IBU HAMIL TRIMESTER DUA

  • anjelina puspita sari 1Fakultas Ilmu Kesehatan, Universitas Katolik Musi Charitas Palembang
Keywords: Pregnant, iron tablets, and hemoglobin

Abstract

Background: Pregnant women with anemia in Palembang in 2014 were 1,028 (3.0%) out of 33,309 pregnant women, the coverage of Fe1 (30 tablets) for Palembang in 2017 was 99.12%, the lowest coverage of Fe-1 in Kecamatan Ilir Timur I. This study aimed to determine the effect  of iron consumption with hemoglobin level in second trimester pregnant women.

Methods: This type of observational analytical study used pretest and posttest control group design. The population in this study was all pregnant women in the working area at Kecamatan Ilir Timur I of Palembang which were conducted from November 2019-January 2020. The number of samples was 16 respondents. The sampling technique is total sampling. Data analysis technique was Paired Sample T-Test analysis.

Results: The results showed that the average hemoglobin levels in second trimester pregnant women after consumption of 30 iron not significant differences in mean hemoglobin level (11.96±0,67 g/dl) compared to pregnant women who had not consumed iron (12.26±0.99 g/dl) with p value =0,079 (>0,05), however, keeping hemoglobin levels within normal limits.

Conclusion: Based on the results, it is recommended that Health workers continues to promote iron tablets especially pregnant women in accordance with the government program, which is 90 tablets during pregnancy.

Published
2020-07-09