Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sports, Health, and Physical Education, ISMINA 2021, 28-29 April 2021, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Factors Associated with Stunted Children

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312232,
        author={Bertakalswa  Hermawati and Oktia Woro Kasmini Handayani and Dhevy Fajriyatul Umma and Adinda Yustika Seftiani},
        title={Factors Associated with Stunted Children},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sports, Health, and Physical Education, ISMINA 2021, 28-29 April 2021, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ISMINA},
        year={2021},
        month={10},
        keywords={stunting maternal education level of income maternal posture exclusive breastfeeding},
        doi={10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312232}
    }
    
  • Bertakalswa Hermawati
    Oktia Woro Kasmini Handayani
    Dhevy Fajriyatul Umma
    Adinda Yustika Seftiani
    Year: 2021
    Factors Associated with Stunted Children
    ISMINA
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312232
Bertakalswa Hermawati1,*, Oktia Woro Kasmini Handayani1, Dhevy Fajriyatul Umma1, Adinda Yustika Seftiani1
  • 1: Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia
*Contact email: bertahermawati@gmail.com

Abstract

Stunting is the high-priority problem of child malnutrition in Indonesia. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between maternal posture and exclusive breastfeeding and stunting. This research will be conducted with a quantitative approach. This study was designed with a cross-sectional study design. The population is parents of stunted children aged 3-5 years in Demak district, Central Java. The sampling technique used in this study was purposive sampling and the sample was 36 parents of stunted children aged 3-5 years in Demak district, Central Java. The research instrument was a questionnaire and test. Data analysis used the chi-square test to measure the association between maternal posture and exclusive breastfeeding and stunting. The results showed there was no relationship between stunting and maternal education (OR.0,7,95% CI, 0,132-4,022;P=1.000), level of income (OR.0,7;95% CI, 0,132-4,022;P=1.000), maternal posture (OR, 1.0;95% CI, 0,320-3,123;P=1.000), and exclusive breastfeeding (OR, 1,5;95%CI,0,469-4,797;P=0,660).