Factors Associated with Anxiety at Third Trimester Pregnant Woman at Community Health Center, Surakarta, Central Java


Ambar Sulistyaning, Yuli Kusumawati

 

Public Health Program, Faculty of Health Science, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta

 

ABSTRACT

Background: Anxiety is one of the most common psychological disorders during pregnancy es­pecially third trimester of pregnancy and many factors influence on the inci­den­ce of this dis­order. This study aimed to analyze factors associated with anxiety at third trimester pregnant wo­man at community health center, Surakarta, Central Java.

Subjects and methods: This was a cross sectional study conducted in Jebres, Surakarta. A total sample of 66 pregnant women was selected for this study by proportional random sam­pling. The dependent variable was anxiety. The independent variables were age, edu­ca­tion, hus­band’s support, family support, and participation in pregnancy exercise. The data were collec­ted by questionnaire and analyzed by a multilevel logistic regression.

Results: The risk of anxiety in the pregnant woman of primigravida third trimester decreased with older age (PR= 3.64; 95% CI= 1.92 to 6.9 p= 0.001), high education (PR= 3.47; 95% CI= 1.72 to 7.01 p= 0.001)and good family support (PR= 3.25; 95% CI= 1.75 to 6.05; p= 0.022).

Conclusion: The risk of anxiety in the pregnant woman of primigravida third trimester dec­rea­s­ed with older age, high education, and good family support.

Keywords:anxiety, primigravida, factors, third trimester.

Correspondence: Yuli Kusumawati. Public Health Program, Faculty of Health Science, UniversitasMuham­madiyah Surakarta. E-mail: yuli.kusumawati@ums.ac.id. Mobile: 08121525291

DOIhttps://doi.org/10.26911/theicph.2019.03.56

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