Rahayu, Leni Sri
Nutrition Study program, Universitas Muhammadiyah Prof Hamka, Jalan Limau 2 RT 3/RW 3 Kramat Pela, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta

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Journal : Jurnal Gizi dan Dietetik Indonesia (Indonesian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics)

Child care practice as a risk factor of changes in nutritional status from normal to stunting in under five children Rahayu, Leni Sri; Safitri, Debby Endayani; -, Indah Yuliana
Jurnal Gizi dan Dietetik Indonesia (Indonesian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics) VOLUME 5, NOMOR 2, 2017
Publisher : Alma Ata University Press

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ABSTRACTBackground: There was 9.5% of stunted infants aged 7-12 month changed to normal nutritional status at the age of 2 years. Integrated programs, health, hygiene, and stimulation have been successful to decrease the stuntingproportion by 17.2%. Objective: The aim of this study was to analyze the relationship between child care practice and changes in nutritional status from normal to stunting in under fivechildren.Methods: This study was a further analysis from the results of cohort data collection for 20 villages of the City and District of Tangerang in 2008-2011. The number of subject in this study were 571 n under  five childre. Data were analyzed by chi-square test. Result: The results showed that the child care practice (OR=1.63, 95% CI ), hygiene and environmental sanitation (OR=1.63, 95% CI ) and health care aspects (OR=1.76, 95% CI ) were significantly associated with changes in nutritional status from normal to stunting.Conclusion:  child care practice were associated with changes in nutritional status from normal to stunting in under five childrenKEYWORDS: stunting, child care practice, under-five children