Pola Asuh Makan Anak Stunting Usia 6 – 24 Bulan di Desa Serdang Kabupaten Bangka Selatan

  • Zenderi Wardani Poltekkes Kemenkes Pangkalpinang
  • Emilia Emilia Poltekkes Kemenkes Pangkalpinang
  • Ovi Andari Poltekkes Kemenkes Pangkalpinang
Keywords: Chemotherapy, Nutritional Status, SGA


Background: Inadequate parenting, especially in terms of behavior and feeding practices, is one of the factors of stunting. Purpose: This study aimed to describe and analyze the relationship between parenting and eating patterns in cases of stunting of under-5 years children in Serdang Village, Working Area of the Rias Health Center, South Bangka District. Method: This study used a quantitative method with a cross-sectional design conducted from May to June 2022. The study population was all toddlers aged 6-24 months, with a sample size of 32 under-5 years children selected using a simple random sampling technique. Data collection on parenting and eating patterns used a questionnaire, and the determination of nutritional status with the height/age index was carried out using the WHO Anthro software. Data analysis was carried out through descriptive analysis,and correlation analysis was performed using spearman rank test. Results: The results showed that the problem of stunting was still a public health problem (33.3%), with low parenting styles on the demandingness and responsiveness aspects of 54.5% and 72.7%, respectively. Conclusion: There is a relationship between the demandingness aspect of parenting and stunting (ρ=0.04). This study recommends nutrition education interventions related to infant and child feeding (IYCF) accompanied by increased family economic empowerment.

How to Cite
Wardani Z, Emilia E, Andari O. Pola Asuh Makan Anak Stunting Usia 6 – 24 Bulan di Desa Serdang Kabupaten Bangka Selatan. JGK [Internet]. 31Dec.2022 [cited 16Jul.2024];2(2):186-92. Available from: https://jurnal.poltekkespalembang.ac.id/index.php/jgk/article/view/1530