Interest Of Midwives In Providing Midwifery Services Through Teleconsultation In The Pandemic Time Of Covid-19


  • Irma Yanti, Lilis Suryani, Raden Retna Kinanti3


Today the world is shocked by the outbreak of a new pneumonia that has spread rapidly in more than 190 countries. This outbreak is named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) which is caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2). The impact of the spread of this plague affects all aspects of life, such as social, economic, health and psychological. Based on this, face-to-face services cannot be carried out as usual, so innovation is needed in the form of online consultation or services to the public. The research design used a cross sectional approach. The population in this study were all midwives who worked at the Community Health Center and the Independent Midwives in Karawang Regency, totaling 1642 midwives who were registered as active, while the sample was 164 respondents. The sample was taken using accidental sampling, where this study used primary data by distributing questionnaires. to all midwives through the Whatsapp group of the Midwives Association in the Karawang Regency area in the form of a google form and a sample of 164 respondents was obtained. The results of data collection were analyzed correlatively using SPSS, and the types of analysis were univariate, bivariate and multivariate. The dependent variable was the midwife's interest, the independent variable was knowledge, age, perception and information. This study used Univariate, Bivariate and Multivariate analysis with the Special Package for Statistics Science (SPSS) application. Data collection was done by distributing questionnaires in the form of google form. There is a significant relationship between knowledge, perception, information and interest in midwives with a P value <0.05. Of the three independent variables, the perception variable was the most dominant variable related to the interest of midwives in providing midwifery care through teleconsultation during the Covid-19 pandemic, with an OR of 3,667. With the conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is hoped that midwives can improve competence in both knowledge and skills by adopting an information system to be implemented in remote midwifery care through online consultation services, and government support is needed for success so that teleconsultation services can run optimally.


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Irma Yanti, Lilis Suryani, Raden Retna Kinanti3. (2020). Interest Of Midwives In Providing Midwifery Services Through Teleconsultation In The Pandemic Time Of Covid-19. PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology, 17(9), 7619 - 7627. Retrieved from