Perception of Women's Exposure to Birth in the Forest – A Cross-Sectional Study on Yei Tribe, Merauke Regency, Indonesia
- The maternal mortality for women's exposed birth in the forest on Tribe Kampung Poo, Merauke Regency is higher.
- Mother's knowledge perceptions of women’s exposure to birth in the forest were more dominant than community leader’s roles, husband or family roles and respondent characteristics.
In one of the districts in Papua, namely the Merauke Regency, the maternal mortality number in 2016 reached 17 cases, 13 cases in 2017, 6 cases in 2018, 9 cases in 2019, and 7 cases in 2020. Data in 2020 showed that 4,163 of the 5,377 deliveries by health workers assistance in Merauke Regency had not been fully achieved. There were 4,098 deliveries carried out in health care facilities. This study analyzed determinant factors on perceptions of the exile women giving birth in the forest from women of Yei Tribe, Poo Village, Merauke Regency, Indonesia. This study used analytic design methods with a cross-sectional approach. The sampling was non-probability with a total sample method of 57 mothers with toddlers. Univariate analysis was used to describe the characteristics of each research variable, including respondent characteristics, mother's knowledge, the role of community leaders, and the role of husband or family, while the dependent variable was the perception of women giving birth in the forest. This study found that there was a correlation between education (p-value 0.000; OR=13.33), knowledge (p-value 0.000; OR=133.00), the community leaders’ role (p-value 0.009; OR=5.00), and husband’s role (p-value 0.000; OR=28.00) with perceptions of the exile women giving birth in the forest at women of Yei Tribe, Poo Village, Merauke Regency, Indonesia. Therefore, knowledge is dominant in the perceptions of exiled women giving birth in the forest.
Agadjanian V, Yao J, Hayford S (2016). Place, time and experience: Barriers to universalization of institutional child delivery in rural Mozambique. Int. Perspect. Sex. Reprod. Health 42, 21–31.
Anwar A, Soerachman R (2014). Kesehatan ibu dan bayi yang melakukan tradisi Sei dan gambaran kesehatan lingkungan rumah bulat (Ume ‘Kbubu) di Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan Provinsi Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT). J. Kesehat. Reproduksi 5, 56–64.
Ashar H, Kusrini I, Latifah L, et al (2019). Relationship between antenatal care and pregnancy classes with selection of place and birth attendant in Indonesia. J. Kedokt. dan Kesehat. Indones. 10, 271–280.
Chandra B, Sridiany S, Farida E, et al (2019). Influence of predisposing, enabling, and reinforcing factors on the election of seeking of birth attendant in health care community of Kota Padang in 2018. In: The First International Conference on Health Profession. KnE Life Sciences, Dubai, UAE, pp. 222–231.
Habte A, Gebiremeskel F, Shewangizaw M, et al (2021). Uptake of complete postnatal care services and its determinants among rural women in Southern Ethiopia: Community-based crosssectional study based on the current WHO recommendation. PLoS One 16, 1–17.
Jackson M, Schmied V, Dahlen H (2020). Birthing outside the system: The motivation behind the choice to freebirth or have a homebirth with risk factors in Australia. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 20, 1–13.
Kurrohman T (2017). Hubungan pendidikan, pendapatan, pengetahuan, sikap, dukungan keluarga, peran petugas kesehatan dengan pemilihan pertolongan persalinan oleh dukun bayi di Kelurahan Tuatunu Kecamatan Gerunggang Kota Pangkalpinang. SMART ANKes 1, 20–25.
LeBlanc K, Kornelsen J (2015). Giving birth outside the health care system in New Brunswick: A qualitative investigation. Can. J. Midwifery Res. Pract. 14, 8–15.
Lewis S, Lee A, Simkhada P (2015). The role of husbands in maternal health and safe childbirth in rural Nepal: A qualitative study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 15, 1–10.
Mgawadere F, Unkels R, Kazember A, et al (2017). Factors associated with maternal mortality in Malawi: application of the three delays model. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 17, 1–9.
Nina J (2012). Perempuan Nuaulu: Tradisionalisme dan kultur patriarki. Yayasan Pustaka Obor Indonesia, Yogyakarta.
Nuamah G, Agyei-Baffour P, Mensah K, et al (2019). Access and utilization of maternal healthcare in a rural district in the forest belt of Ghana. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 19, 1–11.
Onchong’a J, Were T, Osero J (2016). Knowledge, perception and level of male partner involvement in choice of delivery site among couples at coast level five hospital, Mombasa County, Kenya. Afr. J. Reprod. Health 20, 71–79.
Permatasari D, Puspitasari D (2018). Sikap tokoh masyarakat terhadap persalinan tenaga kesehatan. Wiraraja Med. - J. Kesehat. 8, 32–34.
Phiri S, Kiserud T, Kvåle G, et al (2014). Factors associated with health facility childbirth in districts of Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia: a population based survey. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14, 1–14.
Setyowati S (2016). engasingan wanita melahirkan suku Nuaulu di Dusun Rohua Kecamatan Amahai Kabupaten Maluku Tengah. J. Ris. Kesehat. 5, 15–20.
Sujana T, Barnes M, Rowe J, et al (2016). Decision making towards maternal health services in Central Java, Indonesia. Nurse Media J. Nurs. 6, 68–80.
Copyright (c) 2022 Folia Medica Indonesiana
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Folia Medica Indonesiana is a scientific peer-reviewed article which freely available to be accessed, downloaded, and used for research purposes. Folia Medica Indonesiana (p-ISSN: 2541-1012; e-ISSN: 2528-2018) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Manuscripts submitted to Folia Medica Indonesiana are published under the terms of the Creative Commons License. The terms of the license are:
Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.
ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.
No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.
You are free to :
Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format.
Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material.