The Enhancement of Pregnant Women's Knowledge and Attitude to Maternal Health through Art of `Dulmuluk' in Ogan Ilir District, South Sumatera
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- DulMuluk; Traditional Theatre, Knowledge, Attitude, Maternal health.
Maternal health still become problem in Indonesia. Indonesia Health Demographic Survey found that postpartum visit in South Sumatera about 78%, exclusive breastfeeding 38%, and Early Latch on 29 %, all of them are under national average. Lack of knowledge and mother's attitude about maternal health associated with early detection of health problems during pregnancy, and childbirth. The study objective was to examine the influence of "DulMuluk Traditional Theatre" in increasing knowledge and attitudes of pregnant mothers about maternal health. The study design methodology was quasi-experimental design. The population was all pregnant women in Pemulutan and South Indralaya, Ogan Ilir, South Sumatera. The sample size was 50 pregnant mothers for intervention group and 50 pregnant women in the control group. In control group, the sample did not get the intervention of DulMuluk Theatre while in intervention group, the sample got "DulMuluk Traditional Theatre" that contained maternal health information. Data was analyzed using t test. The result showed that there were no significant differences in age, education, occupation, socioeconomic status and parity in both control and intervention group. Statistically, there was significant difference on the average score of knowledge at before and after the intervention both in the group with DulMuluk Traditional Theatre (p-value 0.0048) and increased an average score of attitude (p-value 0,01). The conclusion was that knowledge and attitudes of pregnant women after the intervention of DulMuluk Traditional Theatre that contained health education was increasing. It is suggested that DulMuluk Traditional Theatre could be implemented as an arts that could educate the public by including more health messages in daily life.
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TY - CONF AU - Rini Mutahar AU - Arie Kusumaningrum AU - Diana Dewi Sartika AU - Wasis Budiarto PY - 2016/12 DA - 2016/12 TI - The Enhancement of Pregnant Women's Knowledge and Attitude to Maternal Health through Art of `Dulmuluk' in Ogan Ilir District, South Sumatera BT - Proceedings of the 1st Public Health International Conference (PHICo 2016) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 195 EP - 199 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/phico-16.2017.37 DO - 10.2991/phico-16.2017.37 ID - Mutahar2016/12 ER -