Increased Rate of Cesarean Section among Teenage Mothers Attending a Tertiary Teaching Hospital in Indonesia

  • I Putu G Kayika
  • Teuku K I Utama

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate adverse obstetrical outcome in teenage pregnancy, and to investigate whether the social factor, demographic factor, and antenatal care is associated with the management of delivery in teenage pregnancy.
Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted by evaluating medical records teenage mothers who went to Dr. Zainoel Abidin Hospital, Banda Aceh, Indonesia during the period of January 2010 to December 2015.
Results: From 186 teenage pregnancies, 75 pregnancies was terminated by cesarean section procedures (40.3%). The amount of antenatal care visit was significantly associated with teenage pregnancy (OR 4.14, CI95% 1.86-9.21). The provider of antenatal care, maternal age classification, education, and insurance were not signifcantly associated with management of labour.
Conclusion: Teenage pregnancy is associated with higher cesarean section rate.
[Indones J Obstet Gynecol 2017; 5-3: 131-134]
Keywords: cesarean section, profile, teenage pregnancy
Published
2017-11-01
How to Cite
G KAYIKA, I Putu; UTAMA, Teuku K I. Increased Rate of Cesarean Section among Teenage Mothers Attending a Tertiary Teaching Hospital in Indonesia. Indonesian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (INAJOG), [S.l.], p. 131-134, nov. 2017. ISSN 2338-7335. Available at: <http://inajog.com/ojs/index.php/journal/article/view/535>. Date accessed: 17 dec. 2017.
Section
Research Article