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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 106-111

Correlation between use of the contraception and exclusive breastfeeding in Indonesia in 2017 (2017 Indonesian Demographic and Health Survey analysis data)


Public Health, Faculty of Sports Science, State University of Malang, Malang, Indonesia

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Dr. Septa Katmawanti
Faculty of Sports Science, State University of Malang, Malang
Indonesia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/mtsm.mtsm_20_21

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Background: Breast milk is the first need for a newborn baby. Infants aged 0–6 months who are breastfed without any other food define exclusive breastfeeding. Exclusive breastfeeding can be influenced by several factors, one of which is contraception. Inappropriate use of contraception can affect exclusive breastfeeding. Aims: This study aimed to determine the correlation between contraceptive use and exclusive breastfeeding in Indonesia in 2017. Materials and Methods: The research design in this study was descriptive-analytic with a cross-sectional approach. This study examines the population of women of childbearing age who are married and have their last child aged 0–6 months with a total sample of 1891 people, with a sampling technique using total sampling. The data were taken from the results of the 2017 Indonesian Demographic and Health Survey. The data analysis of this study used the Chi-square statistical test. Result: The results of data analysis showed that 53% of women of childbearing age used contraception, and 47% of women of childbearing age did not use contraception. Meanwhile, 46% of women of childbearing age gave exclusive breastfeeding, and 54% of women of childbearing age did not give exclusive breastfeeding. The Chi-square test results showed a P = 0.000 (P < 0.05). Conclusions: Based on the study results, it can be concluded that there is a correlation between contraceptive use and exclusive breastfeeding in Indonesia in 2017.


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