THE CORRELATION BETWEEN GESTATIONAL AGE AND THE INCIDENCE OF PHYSIOLOGICAL NEONATES JAUNDICE IN RSUD DR. MOHAMAD SOEWANDHI SURABAYA
Keywords:Gestational Age, Physiological neonates jaundice
Neonates jaundice that occurs in newborns can be physiological and pathological. The phenomenon that occurs is that many babies are born less than months and have physiologic neonates jaundice. The purpose of this research is to analyze the correlation between gestational age and the incidence of physiological neonates jaundice in RSUD Dr. Moh Soewandhie Surabaya. The research design was observational analytic study with cross sectional approach with variable of gestational age and the incidence of physiological neonates jaundice. The population of this study amounted to 40 neonates used nonprobability sampling technique with purposive sampling approach in June- August 2016 at Dr. Moh. Soewandhi Hospital Surabaya. This research used questionnaire and observation sheet instrument with Spearman Rho statistic test with significance test ρ = 0,05.The result of research with Spearman Rho test showed that ρ = 0,001 which means there is gestational age related to the incidence of physiological neonates jaundice in RSUD Dr. Moh Soewandhie Hospital Surabaya.The implication of this research is the gestational age related to the incidence of physiological neonates jaundice in RSUD Dr. Moh Soewandhie Hospital Surabaya to be able to improve Ante Natal Care Service and mother awareness improvement for Ante Natal Care during pregnancy to reduce physiological neonates jaundice.