Jurnal Gizi dan Pangan
Vol 6, No 1 (2011): Maret 2011

FAKTOR-FAKTOR YANG MEMPENGARUHI STATUS GIZI ANAK BALITA DI KABUPATEN TIMOR TENGAH UTARA, PROVINSI NUSA TENGGARA TIMUR

Riyadi, Hadi (Unknown)
Martianto, Drajat (Unknown)
Hastuti, Dwi (Unknown)
Damayanthi, Evy (Unknown)
Murtilaksono, Kukuh (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
19 Mar 2012

Abstract

This research aims to analyze underlying factors affecting child malnutrition at Timor Tengah Utara district, NTT. The design was a cross-sectional study. Sample of this study was household that have underfive years old children residing in the areas of Plan International. Data was collected by using structured questionnaire, focus group discussion and in-depth interview. Nutritional status was measured using anthropometric measurement with weight and height indicators and child consumption was recorded using 24 hours food’s recall. Result showed that in three villages prevalence of malnourished children was high, which were 6.0% classified as severe underweight, 15.3% severe stunting and 0.7% severe wasting. There was no significant difference in term of nutritional status. Child malnutrition was influenced by low access to nutrition and health information, low nutrition knowledge and practices, and low family income. Key words: underfive children, nutritional status, Timor Tengah Utara

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Journal Info

Abbrev

jgizipangan

Publisher

Subject

Health Professions

Description

Jurnal Gizi dan Pangan (Journal of Nutrition and Food) merupakan jurnal ilmiah yang memuat berbagai artikel hasil penelitian dan review (atas undangan) tentang gizi dan pangan, yang terkait dengan aspek biokimia, gizi klinik, gizi masyarakat, pangan fungsional, dan sosial ekonomi serta regulasi dan ...