Immunization and Nutritional Status Towards Acute Respiratory Infection Among Toddlers
Available Online 19 April 2021.
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- Basic Immunization, Nutrition Status, Acut Respiratory Infection, Toddler
- Complete basic immunization status must be obtained by toddlers, as well as good nutritional status that must be fulfilled for the growth and development of toddlers. This can increase the immunity and resilience of children under five against ARI events that are susceptible to infants. The purpose of this research is to find out the Relationship between Basic Immunization and Nutritional Status with ARI Occurrence in Toddlers Aged 1-5 Years at Merdeka Public Health Center Palembang Method: The design of this research is analytic with cross-sectional survey. This research was conducted at the Merdeka Public Health Center in Palembang. This research was conducted in August 2016. The population in this study were all toddlers (1-5 years) who went to the Merdeka Public Health Center in Palembang. The sample size was 105 respondents, which were obtained according to the inclusion and exclusion criteria with purposive sampling technique. The independent variables in this study were basic immunization and nutritional status, and the dependent variable in this study was the incidence of ARI. Data in this study were obtained by questionnaire and checklist sheet. The analysis in this study used univariate and bivariate ( Chi-Square test ) Results: There was a relationship between basic immunization (p = 0.026) and nutritional status (p = 0.035) with ARI events in under fives. Discussion: Basic immunization status that is complete and supported by good nutritional status is very good in the prevention of Acut Respiratory Infection (ARI) in infants. Health workers at the Puskesmas can provide health education to the community, especially mothers who have children under five to be able to complete basic immunization status and meet good nutrition for toddlers to prevent ARI. Conclusion: Basic immunization status that is complete and supported by good nutritional status is very good in the prevention of ARI in infants. Suggestion: Health workers in Puskesmas can provide health education to the community, especially mothers who have todllers to be able to complete basic immunization status and meet good nutrition for toddlers to prevent ARI
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TY - CONF AU - Rehana PY - 2021 DA - 2021/04/19 TI - Immunization and Nutritional Status Towards Acute Respiratory Infection Among Toddlers BT - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Health, Social Sciences and Technology (ICoHSST 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 265 EP - 269 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210415.055 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210415.055 ID - Rehana2021 ER -