THE CORRELATION BETWEEN GESTATIONAL AGE AND THE INCIDENCE OF PHYSIOLOGICAL NEONATES JAUNDICE IN RSUD DR. MOHAMAD SOEWANDHI SURABAYA

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Abstract


Background: Neonates jaundice that occurs in newborns can be physiological and
pathological. The phenomenon that occurs is that many babies are born less than months and
have physiologic neonates jaundice. The purpose of this research is to analyze the correlation
between gestational age and the incidence of physiological neonates jaundice in RSUD Dr.
Moh Soewandhie Surabaya
Methods : The research design was observational analytic study with cross sectional
approach with variable of gestational age and the incidence of physiological neonates
jaundice. The population of this study amounted to 40 neonates used nonprobability sampling
technique with purposive sampling approach in June- August 2016 at Dr. Moh. Soewandhi
Hospital Surabaya. This research used questionnaire and observation sheet instrument with
Spearman Rho statistic test with significance test ρ = 0,05.
Result :The result of research with Spearman Rho test showed that ρ = 0,001 which means
there is gestational age related to the incidence of physiological neonates jaundice in RSUD
Dr. Moh Soewandhie Hospital Surabaya.
Conclusion : The implication of this research is the gestational age related to the incidence of
physiological neonates jaundice in RSUD Dr. Moh Soewandhie Hospital Surabaya to be able
to improve Ante Natal Care Service and mother awareness improvement for Ante Natal Care
during pregnancy to reduce physiological neonates jaundice.
Keywords : Gestational Age, Physiological neonates jaundice

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