Media Gizi Indonesia
Vol 9, No 1 (2013): Jurnal Ilmiah Media Gizi Indonesia

EATING WITH THE MORNING, nutrient consumption level, NUTRITION STATUS AND ANEMIA WITH STUDENT CONCENTRATION POWER

Wardoyo, Hanum Aprilia ( Airlangga University )
Mahmudiono, Trias ( Airlangga University )



Article Info

Publish Date
11 Apr 2014

Abstract

ABSTRACTSchool age is the period of fast child growth so that children need suficient and balanced nutrition. Nutrition deficiency during school age will cause children to be weak, get tired easily and ailing. Consequently, they are often absent from school and face difficulties to concentrate in their study so that this affect their academic achievement. This cross sectional study was aimed to analyze the association of breakfast habits and nutrient intake with concentration. Sample as many as 74 students of grade 4 and 5 of SDN Wonocatur and SDN Sumberejo I, Kediri District were taken by stratified random sampling. Data were collected through interview using structured questionnaire, 24 hours food recall and food frequency questionnaire. Data were processed with SPSS software, and association among variables was analyzed by using Chi-square test, Fisher’s Exact, Mann Whitney and Spearman correlation. The results showed that most of the respondents had habit of having breakfast (56.8%), low intake of calories (51.4%), carbohydrate (62.2%) protein (66.2%), vitamin C (83.3%) and iron (66.2%). Most of the students had low concentration power (68,9%). This research showed that there was association between breakfast habit and learning concentration (p < 0.01), as well as between calorie (p < 0.05), carbohydrate (p < 0.05), protein (p < 0.05), iron (0.05) and learning concentration. Keywords: breakfast, nutrient intake, concentration

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