Factors Related to Stunting in Toddlers
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- stunting, toddlers
Stunting is a state of failure to thrive, occurring in children under 5 years of age. Stunting is a chronic malnutrition. The incidence of stunting according to the World Health Organization (WHO, 2012) is estimated that there are 162 million children under 5 year-old. The prevalence of stunting is a public health problem. The percentage of stunting in Indonesia is still categorized high and is a health problem that must be overcome. Many factors can cause stunting. The purpose of this study was to determine what factors are associated with the incidence of stunting in infants in the X health center area of Kudus Regency. This study uses a case control design with a retrospective approach. Sampling using stratified random sampling technique with a sample of 90 toddlers. The results showed that there was a significant relationship between education, parental knowledge, history of immunization, history of breastfeeding, birth length, birth weight and eating patterns with the incidence of stunting (p value: 0.0000)
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TY - CONF AU - Indanah AU - Dewi J Ratna PY - 2020 DA - 2020/07/24 TI - Factors Related to Stunting in Toddlers BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Science, Health, Economics, Education and Technology (ICoSHEET 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 190 EP - 193 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.200723.048 DO - 10.2991/ahsr.k.200723.048 ID - 2020 ER -