Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Environmental Risks and Public Health, ICER-PH 2018, 26-27, October 2018, Makassar, Indonesia

Research Article

Pattern Of Meals and Sedentary Lifestyle with Obesity Events In Junior High School Students In Limboto

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.26-10-2018.2288610,
        author={Rahmawati  Rahmawati and Saifuddin  Sirajuddin and Suci Herdiyanti Said},
        title={Pattern Of Meals and Sedentary Lifestyle with Obesity Events In Junior High School Students In Limboto},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Environmental Risks and Public Health, ICER-PH 2018, 26-27, October 2018, Makassar, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICER-PH},
        year={2019},
        month={11},
        keywords={pattern of meals sedentary lifestyle obesity},
        doi={10.4108/eai.26-10-2018.2288610}
    }
    
  • Rahmawati Rahmawati
    Saifuddin Sirajuddin
    Suci Herdiyanti Said
    Year: 2019
    Pattern Of Meals and Sedentary Lifestyle with Obesity Events In Junior High School Students In Limboto
    ICER-PH
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.26-10-2018.2288610
Rahmawati Rahmawati1,*, Saifuddin Sirajuddin2, Suci Herdiyanti Said3
  • 1: Doctoral Program Hasanuddin University, Perumahan Mutiara Kita C12 Limboto
  • 2: The Faculty of Public Health, Kompleks Hartaco Permai
  • 3: Gorontalo University, Molibagu, Bolaan Mongomdow Selatan
*Contact email: rahma.amma97@gmail.com

Abstract

Obesity is a condition of excessive accumulation of body fat which can interfere with health. Riskesdas 2013 data on the prevalence of obesity in adolescents according to BMI / U, Indonesia 10.8%, where from 33 provinces the highest obesity in East Kalimantan was 17.0%, and the lowest in NTT province was 3.0%. This study used an analytical survey with cross-sectional study design, with a sampling technique of proportional stratified random sampling. The sample in this study were 314 junior high school students. The results of the study used the chi-square test of diet ρ value 0.717> α = 0.05, which means that there was no significant relationship between diet and the incidence of obesity in junior high school students in Limboto district, Gorontalo district, sedentary activity ρ value 0.010 <α = 0.05, which means there is a significant relationship between sedentary activity and the incidence of obesity in junior high school students in limboto sub-district, Gorontalo. Teenagers can increase physical activity to avoid obesity.