International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Psychology Science | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017


The Effect of Psychological Capital on Midwife Performance in Achieving Exclusive Breastfeeding Coverage

Reni Chairunnisah


Abstract: The purpose of this research is to analyze the influence of psychological capital on the performance of midwife in achieving exclusive breastfeeding coverage. The type of research is an observational study using analytical design with cross sectional approach. The research analysis unit is the midwife. The sample size was calculated using stratified random sampling technique and the result was 144 people with 36 midwives and 108 mothers receiving services from the midwife. The data analysis used is linear regression test. The results show that most midwives have psychological capital and performance that are in less good category. The results also show that there is a significant and positive effect of psychological capital on the performance of midwives in achieving exclusive breastfeeding coverage. The psychological capital variables significantly influence the performance with p value 0, 001 ( = 0, 05). The results of this study conclude that the better the psychological capital that is owned by the midwife in achieving exclusive breastfeeding coverage, the better the performance is displayed.


Keywords: Psychological capital, Midwife performance, Exclusive breastfeeding


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017,


Pages: 132 - 135


How to Cite this Article?

Reni Chairunnisah, "The Effect of Psychological Capital on Midwife Performance in Achieving Exclusive Breastfeeding Coverage", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20177109, Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017, 132 - 135

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