Vol - 25, Issue - 1
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International Medical Journal
Journal ID : IMJ-08-01-2020-128
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Abstract : In Indonesia, only 74% of women give birth in health care facilities. This study was conducted to analyze the socioeconomic disparities of facilities-based childbirth in Indonesia. The analysis in this study uses raw data from the 2017 Indonesia Demographic and Health Survey (IDHS). With stratification and multistage random sampling, 17,769 women aged 15-49 years with live births in the last 5 years were sampled. Data were analyzed using a Binary Logistic Regression test. Poorer women were 1.898 times more likely to use healthcare facilities for delivery than poorest women. Middle women were 2.669 times more likely to use healthcare facilities for delivery than poorest women. Richer women have 3.163 times more opportunities to use healthcare facilities for delivery than poorest women. The richest women were 6.566 times more likely to use healthcare facilities for delivery than the poorest women. Women who live in urban areas were 2.412 times more likely to use healthcare facilities for delivery than those who live in rural areas. Age, parity, level of education, ownership of health insurance, knowledge of the danger signs of pregnancy, and antenatal care, in maternity women the past five years significantly contribute to the utilization of healthcare facilities for delivery. There was a significant disparity between socioeconomic in utilizing healthcare facilities for delivery in Indonesia. Women with better socioeconomic status have better possibilities for utilizing healthcare facilities for delivery

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