Aktivitas Ibu dalam Organisasi dan Paparan terhadap Media Massa dalam Penyimpangan Positif Status Gizi Anak Balita

Sihadi, Sihadi and Sandjaja, Sandjaja and Sudjasmin, Sudjasmin (2000) Aktivitas Ibu dalam Organisasi dan Paparan terhadap Media Massa dalam Penyimpangan Positif Status Gizi Anak Balita. Buletin Penelitian Kesehatan, 28 (3&4). ISSN 0125-9695

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Malnutrition causes growth and mental retardation, and also contributes to child mortality. One of the causal factors which leads to protein energy malnutrition are social factors. This study looked for social factors which are associated to mother&#8217;s participation in organizations and mother`s exposure to mass media in regards to positive deviance of children`s nutritional status. Design of this study was case control. The case samples were children with good nutritional status, while for control children with malnutrition were used. Matching was conducted according to sex, age, and socio economic status of the family. Nutritional status was determined by Z-Score weight for age. The study was conveyed in Gunung Kidul and Sukabumi district with total a number of samples of 450 children under five years old. The respondents were the mothers of participating children. The study showed a significant correlation of nutritional status of underfive children with mother&#8217;s participation in organizations (p < 0.05). There was also a significant difference of media exposure between mother&#8217;s exposure of newspaper, magazine, and television to nutritional status of children under five (p < 0.05). The study revealed that mother&#8217;s participation including their role in the organization, exposure of mothers to newspaper, magazine, and television could improve nutritional status of children under five.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: nutritional status; mass media; mother activities; children under five years old; buletin penelitian kesehatan; GIZI-BPPK
Subjects: W Medicine and related subjects (NLM Classification) > WS Pediatrics > WS 113-141 Child Care. Nutrition. Physical Examination
Divisions: Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan Kesehatan
Depositing User: Administrator Eprints
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2017 05:29
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2017 07:40

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