Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social Science, Humanity and Public Health (ICOSHIP 2021)

The Effect of Nutrition Education Towards Knowledge of Mothers with Children Under-five Years in Lempeni Village, Indonesia

Authors
Miftahul Jannah1, *, Sabran Sabran2, Putri Rahayu Ratri3
1, 2, 3Health Department, Politeknik Negeri Jember, Indonesia
*Corresponding author. Email: miftahuljannah@polije.ac.id
Corresponding Author
Miftahul Jannah
Available Online 17 February 2022.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220207.049How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Children under-five years; Knowledge; Nutrition education; Stunting
Abstract

Stunting is a major health problem that has been identified as one of the risk factors for poor physical and mental development among children under-five years. Lempeni is one of the villages in East Java, Indonesia with a stunting prevalence of 35%. One of the ways to overcome stunting is by conducting nutrition education. Considering the importance of nutrition education, this study aimed to evaluate the effect of nutrition education on the nutritional knowledge of mothers with children under-five years in Lempeni Village, Indonesia. This was a quasi-experiment with no control group. The study was undertaken among 8 mothers selected purposively. Nutrition education was carried out by giving a lecture using power points and combined with a demonstration on how to detect stunting and make complementary foods. Nutrition knowledge scores before and after the intervention were analyzed using Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test. The mean of the mothers’ knowledge score before intervention (pretest) was 18.5±1.512 while the mothers’ knowledge score after intervention (posttest) was 19.63±1.506. The nutrition knowledge scores were significantly higher in the posttest than the pretest after receiving nutrition education (p<0.05). According to the results, nutrition education had a positive impact on the nutrition knowledge of mothers with children under five years old. It can be concluded that nutrition education was effective in increasing the mothers’ knowledge

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social Science, Humanity and Public Health (ICOSHIP 2021)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
17 February 2022
ISBN
978-94-6239-539-8
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220207.049How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2022 The Authors. Published by Atlantis Press SARL.
Open Access
This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC license.

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