Correlation Between Lead Exposure With Balance Disorders In Women Of Childbearing Age In The North Semarang Coastal Region Indonesia

  • Nelly Verawati Masters in Environmental Health Diponegoro University, Indonesia
  • Onny Setiani Diponegoro University, Indonesia
  • Tri Joko Diponegoro University, Indonesia
Keywords: Lead levels in blood, Balance Disorders, Women Of Childbearing Age


Women in the South Indian age have an important role related to the function of their production which can interfere with other health impacts as a result of the lead bearing. The purpose of this study was to determine lead exposure with balance disorders in women of childbearing age in the North Semarang Coastal Region and factors related to lead levels such as work, family clean water sources and seafood consumption.

This research is observational with qualitative research design. A total of 42 enthusiastic women were taken by purposive sampling.

The results of the analysis of this study showed that the weight of lead in the blood was enthusiastically buried 21 people (50%) in the high category and 21 people (50%) in the lowest category. This is related to the source of clean water for the day-to-day and consumption of sea food.

It is recommended that environmental pollution and environmental examination be conducted in a periodic bloodbath