PENGARUH STRESS KERJA TERHADAP TERJADINYA INFERTILITAS SEKUNDER PADA PERAWAT WANITA DI RSUD BINJAI TAHUN 2017
The occurrence of infertility in women, namely increased levels of prolactin and levels of Lutheinizing Hormone (LH) is closely related to psychological problems. Anxiety and tension tend to confuse LH levels, and sadness and moodiness tend to increase prolactin. High prolactin levels can interfere with LH expenditure and suppress the gonadotropin hormone that affects ovulation, women who work will experience work stress and work fatigue. The purpose of this study is to see whether there is an influence of work stress on the occurrence of secondary infertility in female nursesThe research used quantitative research method and cross sectional design. The data on secondary infertile, work stress were gathered by using questionnaires and analyzed by using chi square test. The result of the research showed that 80 respondents It was found that there was significant correlation between work stress and the incidence of secondary infertility (p=0.000) and (RP= 19.125) wich mean female nurses of work stress 19.125 were more likely to had secondary infertility compared with female nurses who did not experience work stress with 95% CI=5.241; 69.796. The result of multivariate analysis showed that the variable of work stress had the most dominant influence on the incidence of secondary infertility in female nurses. It is recommended that the hospital management pay attention to nurses’ reproductive health and work stress by performing ward rotation and by providing vacation for them. It is also expected to pay attention to the ratio of number of nurses serving with the number of patients.