European Academic Research ISSN 2286-4822
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Article Name :
Relationship of Mother Knowledge on Nutrition Status of Toddler in Integrated Health Service Post – Working Area Sayur Matinggi Public Health Center
Author Name :
Syera Mahyuni Harahap
Publisher :
Bridge Center
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Abstract :
The aims of this study was to determine the relationship between Mother Knowledge on Nutritional Status of Toddler in Integrated Health Service Post Working Area Sayur Matingggi Public Health Service Tapanuli Selatan District in 2017. Type of research used analytical study with Cross Sectional design. The population in this study were all mothers who have toddler at Integrated Health Service Post Working Area of Sayur Matinggi Public Health Center with the number of samples as many as 78 people with purposive sampling technique that sampling is based on certain characteristics set by the researchers themselves. The result of the research showed that the nutritional status of under-five years children (toddler) based on BB/U and TB/U was good compared to malnutrition, 67.2% and 76.8% compared to 56.4% and 43.3% respectively. There is a relationship of knowledge (p= 0.0001) with nutritional status in children under five years (toddler) at Integrated Health Service Working Area of Sayur Matinggi Public Health Center. It is suggested that Sayur Matinggi Public Health Center will improve the approach and training to village midwives, cadres and mothers of village apparatus to increase promotional activities and counseling about the importance of nutrition in under fives years (toddler) as growth and development, to mother to always pay attention to the nutritional status of children under five years by bringing toddlers to integrated health service every month for weighing.
Keywords :
knowledge, mother, nutrition status, toddler

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