Proceedings of the International Conference on Health and Medical Sciences (AHMS 2020)

The Characteristics of Undernutrition in Toddlers

Authors
Sudiyah, Luluk Rosida
Corresponding Author
Luluk Rosida
Available Online 27 January 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.210127.047How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Characteristics of Toddler, Malnutrition, Toddlers
Abstract

Toddlerhood is an important period in the process of human growth and development. The period of growth and development at this age takes place quickly and will never be repeated, that’s why it is often called the golden age or golden period. Lack of nutrients absorbed by the body results in disease, because nutrition plays an important role in the body’s immunity. The purpose of this study was to determine the characteristics of toddler suffering from malnutrition in Tepusen Public Health Center, Kaloran District, Temanggung Regency in 2019. The study design used descriptive research with a retrospective approach. The population in this study were 60 people, the sampling technique used a total sampling technique with a total sample of 60 respondents who met the inclusion criteria. The research instrument used secondary data. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics with the results of toddlers suffering from malnutrition at the age of 1- <3 years 31 respondents (48.33%), did not get exclusive breastfeeding 48 respondents (80%), normal birth weight 58 respondents (96.66%), complete immunization 58 respondents (96.66%), birth spacing ≥2 years 58 respondents (96.66%), and toddlers get vitamin A as many as 60 respondents (100%). Based on the results of this study, it is expected that health workers and the public will pay more attention to the nutritional needs of toddlers.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Conference on Health and Medical Sciences (AHMS 2020)
Series
Advances in Health Sciences Research
Publication Date
27 January 2021
ISBN
978-94-6239-322-6
ISSN
2468-5739
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.210127.047How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2021, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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