FAKTOR-FAKTOR YANG MEMPENGARUHI STATUS GIZI ANAK BALITA DI KABUPATEN TIMOR TENGAH UTARA, PROVINSI NUSA TENGGARA TIMUR

  • Hadi Riyadi Departemen Gizi Masyarakat, Fakultas Ekologi Manusia, Institut Pertanian Bogor
  • Drajat Martianto Departemen Gizi Masyarakat, Fakultas Ekologi Manusia, Institut Pertanian Bogor
  • Dwi Hastuti Departemen Ilmu Keluarga dan Konsumen, Fakultas Ekologi Manusia, Institut Pertanian Bogor
  • Evy Damayanthi Departemen Gizi Masyarakat, Fakultas Ekologi Manusia, Institut Pertanian Bogor
  • Kukuh Murtilaksono Departemen Ilmu Tanah dan Sumberdaya Lahan, Fakultas Pertanian, Institut Pertanian Bogor
Keywords: underfive children, nutritional status, Timor Tengah Utara

Abstract

This research aims to analyze underlying factors affecting child malnutrition at Timor Tengah Utara district, NTT. The design was a cross-sectional study. Sample of this study was household that have underfive years old children residing in the areas of Plan International. Data was collected by using structured questionnaire, focus group discussion and in-depth interview. Nutritional status was measured using anthropometric measurement with weight and height indicators and child consumption was recorded using 24 hours food’s recall. Result showed that in three villages prevalence of malnourished children was high, which were 6.0% classified as severe underweight, 15.3% severe stunting and 0.7% severe wasting. There was no significant difference in term of nutritional status. Child malnutrition was influenced by low access to nutrition and health information, low nutrition knowledge and practices, and low family income.

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Published
2011-03-04
How to Cite
Riyadi, H., Martianto, D., Hastuti, D., Damayanthi, E., & Murtilaksono, K. (2011). FAKTOR-FAKTOR YANG MEMPENGARUHI STATUS GIZI ANAK BALITA DI KABUPATEN TIMOR TENGAH UTARA, PROVINSI NUSA TENGGARA TIMUR. Jurnal Gizi Dan Pangan, 6(1), 66-73. https://doi.org/10.25182/jgp.2011.6.1.66-73
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