NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF TODDLERS IN NAGARAKEMBANG VILLAGE, CINGAMBUL DISTRICT, MAJALENGKA REGENCY

Authors

  • Ai Nurasiah STIKes Kuningan
  • Merisa Laora Heryanto STIKes Kuningan
  • Ila Ayatilah STIKes Kuningan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.34305/gemic.v1i1.313

Keywords:

Integrated Service Post, Nutritional Status

Abstract

The coverage of visits to the integrated service post for boys and girls in the village of Nagarakembang in January 2019 was 26.82%, in February it was 42.54%, in March 81.16%. The purpose of this study was to describe the nutritional status of children under five based on the frequency of visits to integrated service posts in Nagarakembang Village, Cingambul District, Majalengka Regency. This type of research is descriptive with a cross sectional design. The sampling technique is total sampling with a sample of 85 toddlers aged 25-60 months The results showed that the toddlers who often visited the integrated service posts were 47.1%. The nutritional status of children under five was mostly normal, which was 82.4%. Respondents who frequently visited the integrated service posts were mostly with normal nutritional status, namely 31 toddlers. Conclusion: There are as many toddlers who do not visit the integrated service posts as children who visit the integrated service posts and on average have nutritional status. Suggestions for mothers of toddlers must be active in visiting integrated service posts so that they have knowledge about additional food for toddlers

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Published

2021-07-08

How to Cite

Nurasiah, A., Heryanto, M. L., & Ayatilah, I. (2021). NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF TODDLERS IN NAGARAKEMBANG VILLAGE, CINGAMBUL DISTRICT, MAJALENGKA REGENCY. International Seminar of Gender Equity Maternal and Child Health, 1(1), 52–60. https://doi.org/10.34305/gemic.v1i1.313