Abstract

The prevalence of anemia in Indonesia reached 50.9% and anemia in pregnancy
prevelensia in Central Java stood at 57.7%. Iron deficiency anemia in pregnant
women can lead to harmful effects for both mother and fetus. Precautions against
anemia by consuming Fe tablet routinely and regularly. The purpose of this study
to determine the level of knowledge about the tablet Fe pregnant women in
Kelurahan Sokanegara Kecamatan Purwokerto Timur Banyumas in 2014.
This research method is quantitative descriptive cross-sectional approach,
instrument used was a questionnaire given to 57 respondents using purposive
sampling technique that will be analyzed by univariate analysis.
The results showed that most respondents had a good knowledge of 30
respondents (52.6%).
It is concluded that the description of the level of knowledge about the tablet Fe
pregnant women in Sub Sokanegara Eastern District of Purwokerto, Banyumas
regency in 2014 was good.


Keywords: Knowledge, Tablet Fe, Pregnancy