Mothers Knowledge On Balanced Nutrition To Nutritional Status of Children in Puskesmas (Public Health Center) In The District of Pancoran,Southern Jakarta 2014

Siagian, Carmen Minerva and Halisitijayani, Merry (2015) Mothers Knowledge On Balanced Nutrition To Nutritional Status of Children in Puskesmas (Public Health Center) In The District of Pancoran,Southern Jakarta 2014. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences (IJCMAS), 4 (7). pp. 815-826. ISSN 2319-7706

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Abstract

Nutrition has become a main problem of health in many countries, whether in developed countries or in developing countries as well. The occurrence of nutritional problems to infants can actually be avoided if mother has a good knowledge degree on how to manage and serve food for toddler with balanced nutrition. Lack of knowledge of mothers on balanced nutrition can be a main factor of inability to serve appropriate food according to nutritional needs for family members which certainly causes the nutritional status of children. This study aims to examine mothers knowledge on balanced nutrition to nutritional status of children in Puskesmas (public health center) in the district of Pancoran, Southern Jakarta 2014. This study employed Correlation Analytical Research with Cross Sectional Design. The applied sampling technique was Consecutive Sampling by taking as the sample from 90 pairs of mothers and aged 0 -60 months infants in the sub-district Puskesmas (Public Health Center) in year 2014. Analysis to statistical test was Chi-Square Test using an error rate of 5% ( = 0.05) and 95% trusted intervals. The study was carried out in June - July 2014. Based on Chi- Square Test was discovered (p < 0.05), so the relationship between mother's knowledge level on balanced nutrition to nutritional status was statistically significant. It can be affirmed that there is a relationship between knowledge degrees of mother to balanced nutrition with children s nutritional status of.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: MEDICINE > Pediatrics > Nutrition and feeding of children and adolescents
Depositing User: Edi Wibowo
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2018 03:46
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2019 02:41
URI: http://repository.uki.ac.id/id/eprint/59

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