Women Of Childbearing Age In Healthy Village Makassar City : Health Belief Model Approach

Risna Ayu Rahmadani, Apik Indarty Moedjiono, Saifuddin Sirajudin


Unwanted pregnancy is the impact of termination contraception that can lead to unsafe abortion and can cause death of the mother. This study aimed to analyze determinant of pregnancy intention on women of childbearing age in Pai healthy village of Makassar. The study design used is quantitative research with cross sectional design. The research sample consists of 170 women of childbearing age were selected using purposive sampling technique. The data were analyzed using chi square test, and multiple logistic regression. The results showed there was effect of age, husband support, health workers support, perception of threat, perceived susceptibility, perceived benefits, and perceived barriers to pregnancy intention (p<0,05). The results of analysis using multiple logistic regression showed husband support (p= 0,000; OR(CI 95%) = 158,883 (26,944-936,897) is the most influential factor on the pregnancy intention. This finding is expected for husband to continue his maintain support and health workers in collaboration with the volunteer, to maximize counseling so that it can correct myths related to contraception.

Keywords: Pregnancy Intention, Health Belief Model, Husband’s Support, Health Worker’s Support, Healthy Village

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.33846/hn.v3i8.409


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