HUBUNGAN PENGETAHUAN IBU NIFAS TENTANG PERAWATAN TALI PUSAT DENGAN KEJADIAN INFEKSI PADA BAYI BARU LAHIR USIA 0-7 HARI DI BPM ARI MURTININGTYAS DESA WONOREJO KECAMATAN
ERNAWATI TRI HANDAYANI, S.ST, M.Keb
Cord injuries are especially at risk of infection, with signs of umbilical cord wet, sticky and smells bad. Infection can be prevented if the mother knows how cord care. It aims to determine the relationship of knowledge of puerperal women about cord care with infection in newborn infants aged 0-7 days in BPM Ari Murtiningtyas Village Wonorejo Sumbergempol Tulungagung subdistrict 2014.
The study design is analytic cross sectional correlational approach, using purposive sampling technique obtained a sample of 20 respondents. The instrument was a questionnaire sheet for variable knowledge and observation sheets to research in BPM infeksi.Tempat variable Ari Murtiningtyas Wonorejo village Sumbergempol Tulungagung subdistrict in October to December 2014
The results of the 20 respondents showed half of respondents in BPM Ari Murtiningtyas Wonorejo village Sumbergempol Tulungagung subdistrict have knowledge about cord care with sufficient category as many as 10 respondents (50%)., The majority of respondents as many as 13 respondents (65%). does not have an infection in her umbilical cord, analysis statistical test p = 0.006 <005 then Ho is rejected, meaning that there is a relationship of knowledge puerperal women about cord care with infection in newborn infants aged 0-7 (p = 0.006 <005 then Ho is rejected). Relationships category level is rather low and the direction of the relationship, including the positive (correlation coefficient = +0.595).
Knowledge cord care is a major factor in preventing infection of the umbilical cord. Mothers should implement pengetahuanny about cord care to prevent umbilical cord infection.
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