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

Research Article

An Overview of Nutritional Knowledge about Anemia Among Students of Universitas Negeri Semarang

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312235,
        author={Levia Arkananta Sarjono and Milda  Hasna and Natalia Desy Putriningtyas},
        title={An Overview of Nutritional Knowledge about Anemia Among Students of Universitas Negeri Semarang},
        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={anemia teenagers knowledge},
        doi={10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312235}
    }
    
  • Levia Arkananta Sarjono
    Milda Hasna
    Natalia Desy Putriningtyas
    Year: 2021
    An Overview of Nutritional Knowledge about Anemia Among Students of Universitas Negeri Semarang
    ISMINA
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312235
Levia Arkananta Sarjono1,*, Milda Hasna1, Natalia Desy Putriningtyas1
  • 1: Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia
*Contact email: viaarkananta@students.unnes.ac.id

Abstract

This study was aimed to provide an overview of nutritional knowledge about anemia among students of Universitas Negeri Semarang. Anemia is a condition of red blood cells deficiency. Anemia characterized by low hemoglobin levels, less than 12 g / dl in women and 13 g / dl in men. The prevalence of anemia in Indonesia in 2013 in women aged 15-24 years was 18.4%, then increased to 32% in 2018. One of the factors that influence the prevalence of anemia is the level of knowledge of each individual. Knowledge will affect behavior, selection of foodstuffs and even life patterns. This study is a cross sectional study with the selection of respondents using the covenient sampling method through distributing questionnaires.