Relationship of Stunting With Development Of Behavior In The Working Area Of Sentolo I Health Center KulonProgo District

Verawati Simamora, Sabar Santoso, Nanik Setiyawati

Abstract


Background: DevelopmentĀ  is an increase in ability in terms of structure and more complex body functions. Development has a regular pattern and can be predicted which is the result of the maturation process. Stuntingtoddlers can be known when a toddler is long or tall, then compared to normal standards and resultsObjective: To find out the relationship between the incidence of stunting and the development of toddlers 24-59 months in the work area of Sentolo I Public Health Center, KulonProgo Regency. Knowing the relationship of characteristics with the development of toddlers 24-59 months in the work area of Sentolo I Public Health Center, KulonProgo Regency.

Methods: The type of research carried out is a type of observational analytic (non-experimental) research. The study design used was a retrospective cohort (historical cohort). The research was conducted in May 2019. The population of this study was all under-fives under the Sentolo Health Center I. work area The samples used in this study were 130 respondents consisting of 65 exposed groups and 65 unexposed groups. The analysis used in this study used Chi-square.To detect developments using Denver II

Results: The results of the bivariate analysis showed that there was a relationship between Stunting and the development of toddlers 24-59 months with p=0.003. There was no relationship between sex and number of siblings with the development of children under five p=0.808. There is a significant relationship between the level of knowledge of mothers and toddler development p=0.859. There is a relationship between the level of education of mothers with development p=0.003. There is a relationship between family income and the development of p=0.001, but there is no relationship between the work of mothers and children under five years p=0.001.

Conclusion: There is a relationship between stunting and developing toddlers 24-59 months in the working area of Sentolo I Public Health Center, KulonProgo Regency.




DOI: http://doi.org/10.11591/ijphs.v8i4.20363
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