Stunting Incidence in Tegalrejo Yogyakarta
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- Stunting, toddlers, malnutrition, short height
Stunting is a major public health problem in low- and middle-income countries because of its association with an increased risk of morbidity and death during childhood. The impact of stunting is reducing children’s intelligence so that it will affect the quality of life of children in the next life. The purpose of this study is to analyze the characteristics of stunted children under five in the Tegalrejo Public Health Center in Yogyakarta. It is descriptive, explanatory research. The population of this study is all stunted children under five years old aged 24-59 months, with a total sampling method. The instruments used infatometer, height gauge, and z score table. The results showed that the number of stunting children was 55 children with 25 (45.5%) z-scores <-3SD and 30 (54.5%) children with z-scores <-2SD. The findings also revealed that the sex who experienced the most stunting was boys67.3%), the age of the most stunted children was 24-36 months, 87.4% of respondents were given exclusive breastfeeding, 89% of the stunted children had a regular eating pattern, 60% of the respondents came from families that their income was > minimum wage of Yogyakarta City, 60% of respondents were educated mothers graduated from high school, 60% of respondents were housewives, and 60% of respondents were the first child
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TY - CONF AU - Ellyda Rizki Wijhati AU - Rosmita Nuzuliana AU - Maulita Listian Eka Pratiwi PY - 2020 DA - 2020/07/24 TI - Stunting Incidence in Tegalrejo Yogyakarta BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Science, Health, Economics, Education and Technology (ICoSHEET 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 168 EP - 171 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.200723.042 DO - 10.2991/ahsr.k.200723.042 ID - Wijhati2020 ER -