Compliance Consumption of Iron Tablets with Anemia in Pregnant Women at Community Health Center District Kediri

  • Erma Retnaningtyas STIKes Surya Mitra Husada Kediri
  • Retno Palupi Yonni Siwi
Keywords: Compliance, Anemia, Pregnant mother, Iron tablets


The incidence of anemia among pregnant women is affected noncompliance pregnant women consume iron tablet. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship of Compliance Consuming Iron Tablets With Anemia Occurrence In Community Health Center District Kediri. The research design used is analytic associative research with cross sectional population is all pregnant women with anemia with sample of 78 responden. Samples of pregnant woman with anemia. Sample of some pregnant women with anemia, data collection using questionnaires and Hb examination using Hb Sahli. The sampling technique uses accidental sampling. Independent Variables Compliance in pregnant women consumes iron tablets and dependent variable of pregnant women with the incidence of anemia. The result of the research was found that most of the respondents dutifully consume iron tablets 58 respondents (85.29%), mild anemia incidence by 30 respondents (44.12%) There is a relationship of compliance to consuming iron tablet with anemia occurrence at Community Healt Center District Kediri (Chi - square with Asymp value Sig = 0.00 <0.05 then H0 is rejected). Iron tablet helps to increase Hemoglobin in pregnant women so it can decrease or anticipate the occurrence of anemia. It is expected that pregnant women are obedient in consuming iron tablets.