Prevalence and characteristics of Teenage Pregnancy at Dr. Hasan Sadikin Hospital, Bandung, West Java


Zulvayanti, Windi Nurdiawan, Dini Hidayat, Hadi Susiarno, Dini Pusianawati, Fadhilah Zulfa

 

Department Obstetric and Genecology, Dr. Hasan Sadikin Hospital,

Universitas Padjadjaran

 

ABSTRACT

Background: Teenage pregnancy has been viewed with increasing concern in recent years. Health concerns have focused on the medical risks to the young mother and her infant. Teenage women have been reported at increased risk of pregnancy complica­ti­ons, postnatal depression and, if married, of early marital breakdown. This study aimed to determine the prevalence and cha­racteristics of teenage pregnancy at Dr. Hasan Sa­di­­kin Hospital, Bandung, and West Java.

Subjects and Method: This was a descriptive study carried out at Dr. Hasan Sadikin Hos­­pital, Ban­dung. A sample of 471 pregnant teenagers aged <20 years old was se­lec­ted for this study. The dependent variable was characteristics of the teenage pregnancy. The data were collected by me­dical records and analyzed descriptively.

Results: The prevalence of teenage pregnancy at Dr. RSUP Hasan Sadikin was 4.57%. 1.48% were <15 years old, 38.22% aged between 15 to 17 years, and 60.30% aged 18 and 19 years. 56.90% without complication. 21.66% suffered preterm labor complication. 8.92% suffered con­trac­tion disorder. 3.61% suffered location abnormality. 2.97% were old stage II. 2.34% were fetal dis­tress. 1.91% had post-delivery bleeding. 0.85% had cord pro­lap­se. 0.42% had prolonged post-delivery bleeding. 0.21% had vacuum failure and fe­tal ab­nor­mality.

Conclusion: The prevalence of teenage pregnancy at Dr. RSUP Hasan Sadikin is 4.57%. Nearly half of teenage pregnancy have complications before labor, during labor, and postpartum.

Keywords: teenage pregnancy, characteristics, age, complication

Correspondence: Zulvayanti. Department Obstetric and Genecology, Dr. Hasan Sadikin Hospital, Uni­ver­sitas Pa­dja­djaran, Bandung,Jl. Pasteur No. 38, Bandung 40161, Indonesia. Email: zy­­an­­ti22­82­27­@gmail.com. Mobile: (+6222)2032530.

DOIhttps://doi.org/10.26911/theicph.2019.03.52

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