Abstract

Background: Jaundice is also a symptom that is often found in newborns . The incidence of
jaundice in newborns ( BBL ) ranges from 50 % in term infants and 75 % in preterm infants .
Survey data in hospitals Prof. Dr. Margono Soekarjo Purwokerto there are 614 cases of
jaundice in 2010 and in 2011 there was an increase to as many as 635 ( 15.7 % ) Jaundice
Neonatorum . Objectives: To analysis the relationship between LBW and preamturitas against
jaundice Neonatorum in hospitals Prof. Dr. Margono Soekarjo in Methods: The study was a
descriptive correlation method with retrospective approach, the population is 635 as neonatal,
using sampling techniques quata sampling with a sample of 100 neonates, the instrument used is
the master table, and useful analysis of data using Chi Square .Results: No association was lbw
to jaundice in the hospital Neonatorum Prof. Dr. Margono Soekarjo Purwoerto the value of p
(Sig) 0.554. Prematurity No relation to neonatal jaundice in the hospital Prof. Dr. Margono
Soekarjo Purwokerto the value of p (Sig) 0.807. Conclusion: There was no association of LBW
and prematurity in the hospital for jaundice Neonatorum Prof. Dr. Margono Soekarjo
Purwokerto.



Key words: : LBW, Prematurity and jaundice Neonatorum