Relation Between Growth and Developmental Status of Children in Kebon Pala, Jakarta

Budhyanti, Weeke and Lisnaini, Lisnaini (2022) Relation Between Growth and Developmental Status of Children in Kebon Pala, Jakarta. International Journal of Sport, Exercise and Health Research, 6 (2). pp. 111-113. ISSN 2581-4923

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Child development usually mentioned as related with child’s growth. Assuming that delayed growth will affect children development, but in fact, no report about this relation in national research. This study conducted to find relation between children growth and their development. Methods: this study is relational quantitative research that used a quantitative approach to measure children body height, body weight, and their developmental status. Study limited in Kebon Pala, Jakarta. Measurement were held by local administrator of Kebon Pala. Body height and weight compared with WHO growth standard, whereas developmental status measured with Developmental Screening Questioner (Kuisioner Pra Skrining Perkembangan, KPSP). Relation between body weight, body height and developmental status assessed with correlational function of Microsoft Excel. Results: there are 12.24% underweight children, 8.16% overweight children, 16.33% short children, 4.08% tall children, 4.08% delayed development children, and 20.41% children with suspicious state of development. Relation between weight and development were -0.17 and between height and development were -0.12. Conclusion: Prevalence of short children were lower than Indonesian report, and 25% children need attention to may catch their development. No relation between nutritional status and developmental status. Nutrition and development approach should be treated together. Keywords: Child, Height, Weight, Development, Nutritional status.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: MEDICINE
Depositing User: Mr Sahat Maruli Tua Sinaga
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2023 09:38
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2024 07:23

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