IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 6, June 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Muh.Ikhtiar, Veni Hadju, Ridwan Thaha and Muh. Syafar
The maternal mortality rate in Indonesia based on the demographic and health survey of Indonesia (IDHS) consecutively since 1994 was 390 per 100,000 KH, in 1997 was 334 per 100,000 KH, then in 2003 showed the number of live births 307/100.000 and later be 228/100.000 in 2007. In Gowa, the number of maternal deaths in 2010 was 12 or 93.4 per 100,000 and in 2011 KH, 12 or 92.7 per 100,000 KH and in 2012, there were 11 deaths. One of the important issues in maternal mortality is the presence or involvement of factors influence social determinants of health in cases of maternal death.