The Impact of Exposure to Information Technology in Determining Women

Authors

  • Erna Nurmawati Polytechnic of Statistics, STIS, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Joseph Gabriel Napitupulu Central Bureau of Statistics, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Teguh Sugiyarto Polytechnic of Statistics, STIS, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Abstract

Background: Indonesian Demographic Health Survey (IDHS) 2012 reveals that Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) in Indonesia is 359 per 100,000 live births or increase from 228 per 100.000 live births in 2007. Compared to the other ASEAN countries, the risk of maternal death in Indonesia is also relatively high, 1 in 65 mothers. Some researches depict that maternal death is caused by inadequate care during pregnancy and delivery (labor). This condition is caused by the availability of health facility or improper health seeking behaviors. Considering the crucial role of knowledge to determine people behaviors, this paper is aimed to discuss the impact of information technology to shape people knowledge on maternal health.

Subjects and Method: Some variables in Indonesian Health Demographic Survey 2017, identify the subject

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2022-05-16

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Nurmawati, E., Napitupulu, J. G., & Sugiyarto, T. (2022). The Impact of Exposure to Information Technology in Determining Women. Journal of Maternal and Child Health, 7(3), 282–293. Retrieved from https://thejmch.com/index.php/thejmch/article/view/730

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