Analysis of the Relationship between Traditional Birth Attendant Service and the Risk of Hepatitis B Transmission among Pregnant Women at the Indonesian Rural Community

  title={Analysis of the Relationship between Traditional Birth Attendant Service and the Risk of Hepatitis B Transmission among Pregnant Women at the Indonesian Rural Community},
  author={M. Bustan and Ansariadi Ansariadi and Ermawati Syam and M. Muis},
Childbirth assistance with traditional birth attendant (TBA) is carried out without regard to the sterilization factor that the transmission of the hepatitis virus could occur. This study aims to determine the likelihood of Hepatitis B transmission in pregnant women based on the history of delivery assistance by traditional birth attendants. The study design was a case-control study of 120 cases for each of positive and negative HVBsAg pregnant women controls gaining from the HVB screening… Expand


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