Optimization of Health Cadres Role in the Pregnant Women Health Promotion in Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Istri Yuliani, Bhisma Murti, Endang Sutisna Sulaeman, Tedjo Danudjo Oepomo

Abstract


The potential of cadres in improving maternal health is quite high, but there are many factors that influence its role. The aim of this present study is to analyze the determinants that influence the optimization of the role of health cadres in health promotion of pregnant women. The study was conducted in Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The research method used is quantitative with a cross-sectional approach. The samples is 269 health cadres. Determinant factors optimizing the role of health cadres include: education (b = 0.91; p = 0.378), knowledge (b = 0.87; p = 0002), experience (b = 0.37; p = <0.001), attitude (b = 0.32; p = 0.012). Determinant factors of cadre attitudes in health promotion of pregnant women include: education (b = 0.37; p = 0.448), knowledge (b = 0.30; p = 0.024), experience (b = 0.15; p = 0.002). The determinant factor of knowledge about health promotion of pregnant women is education (b = 0.54; p = 0.012). The factors that influence health cadres health role in the pregnant women health promotion are knowledge, experience, and attitudes of health cadres. These factors become a reference for policymakers to make policies that are useful in increasing knowledge, experience, and attitudes of health cadres so that health services become better.


Keywords


education; knowledge; experience; attitude; health cadres.

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