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ABSTRACT

College Of Health Science Mandala Waluya


School Of Nursing Science
Script, August 2013
OSRIN WAHYUNI (P. 2009 01 100)
"FACTORS RELATED TO NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF CHILDREN UNDER
FIVE YEARS IN THE WORKING AREA POASIA HEALTH CENTER
KENDARI IN 2013"
First Advisor
Second Advisor

: Purnomo Leksono, DCN., M.Kes


: Ns. Islaeli, S.Kep., M.Kes

(xi + 65 Pages + 11 Tables + 12 Appendixes)


In Poasia Health Centre Kendari nutritional status of children under
five years in 2011 as follows: malnutrition 7 children (1.03%), malnutrition
least 138 children (20.2%), and good nutrition as much as 537 children
(78.7%). And in 2012 the state of the nutritional status of children under five
years as much as 41.1% and the nutritional status of children normal as much
as 58.9%. while the period from January to March 2013 the number of
children under five years who weighed as much as 195 children.
The research objective was to determine the description of the factors
relating to the status of malnutrition among children under five in the Working
Area Health Center Poasia Kendari in 2013. This research is quantitative
research (Notoatmodjo, S, 2007) by using a cross-sectional approach. The
samples in this study were mostly mothers with children under five in the
region of the city Poasia kendari clinic as many as 36. Method In Purposive
Sampling.
Based on the results of research and discussion, it can be concluded
as follows: based on the results of the Chi Square test showed that there is a
relationship between infectious diseases and nutritional status of children
under five (Fisher Exact Test value = 0.008), there is a relationship between
family income and nutritional status of children under five years (Value Fisher
Exact Test = 0.04), there is a relationship between maternal knowledge and
nutritional status of children under five (Value = 0.04 Fisher's Exact Test). It is
recommended that health center staff to intensify health education or the
provision of information on the health of mothers with children under five
years.
Key Words
Bibliography

: Infectious Diseases, Family


Income,
Mother
Knowledge, Nutritional status of children under five
years, Poasia Health Center
: 44 (1997-2012)
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