Determinant Factors Affecting the Nutritional Status of Children in Regional Health Center of Gresik

Muhith, Abdul and Anshori, Mohamad Yusak and Purbasari, Setiya (2019) Determinant Factors Affecting the Nutritional Status of Children in Regional Health Center of Gresik. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 10 (11). pp. 565-569. ISSN 0976-5506

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Abstract

Preschool children are at risk developing PEM as they are not breastfed and the food consumed maynot fuilfill the nutrients need for their progressive growth. Nutritional status of preschool childrenis indirectly associated to the socioeconomic and hygiene status and directly associated to the levelof consumptions and infections. The aims of this research is to analyze the associations betweensocioeconomic factors, hygiene, level of consumptions, and infections with the nutritional statusof preschool children in Gresik District. The result of statistical analysis using the Multiple LinearRegression Test showed that maternal education, knowledge, environmental hygienity and protein energyintake have a significant influence on nutritional status of children,while maternal parenting, URI incidentand diarrhea and family income variables have no significant influence on nutritional status. Early detectionthrough intensification monitoring of toddler growth at posyandu, followed by determination ofnutritional status by village midwife or other health worker. It is a striving for a dynamic food andenvironment where monitoring of critical indicators of resources, availability and access to food andnutrition at all levels of society required.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nutritional status, maternal education, knowledge, hygienity, protein energy,children aged24-60 months.
Subjects: R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ206-235 Nutrition and feeding of children and adolescents
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery > Program Study of Nursing Bachelor
Depositing User: Mr. . Aji
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2020 15:51
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2020 15:51
URI: http://repository.unusa.ac.id/id/eprint/6183

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