Factors Affecting the Occurrence of Postpartum Hemorrhage in Palembang General Hospital

Ria Andreinie, Tandayani


School of Health Sciences Abdurahman Palembang, South Sumatera



Background: Primary postpartum hemorrhage is postpartum hemorrhage that occurs within the first 24 hours of birth. This bleeding often causes maternal death. This study aimed to determine the factors affecting the occurrence of postpartum hemorrhage in Palembang general hospital.

Subjects and Method: A cross-sectional study was conducted at Palembang general hospital, South Sumatera, Indonesia. A total 328 of 1,820 women giving birth in 2018 was selected in this study at random. The dependent variable was postpartum hemorrhage. The independent variables were age, education, hemoglobin level, duration of labor, and birth attendant. The data related to postpartum bleeding were collected from medical record. The other data were collected by checklist sheet. The data were analyzed by a multiple linear regression.

Results: The occurrence of postpartum hemorrhage was associated with age, education, and hemoglobin level.

Conclusion: Age, education, and hemoglobin level are associated with the occurrence of postpartum hemorrhage.

Keywords: age, education, hemoglobin level, duration of labor, birth attendent, postpartum hemorrhage

Correspondence: Ria Andreinie. School of Health Sciences Abdurahman, Palembang, South Sumatera, Indonesia. Email: riaandreinie2017@gmail.com. Mobile: 081519381346.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/the6thicph.03.57

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