Factors Related to the Wasting in Child Under-Five Years in the the Sungai Bilu Public Health Center Working Area 2019

2020 Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development  
Sungai Bilu Public Health Center report in 2018 noted that there were 24 people who received complementary feeding packages from 78 wasting cases recorded in the E-PPGBM report. The children under-five years who got this complementary feeding were indicated to experience wasting nutritional status (Z-score <-3SD) which was 30.77%. This study aims to analyze the risk factors associated with the incidence of wasting in child under-five in the Sungai Bilu Public Health Center in 2019. The design
more » ... 2019. The design of this study was observational analytic, using a case control study research design. This research was conducted in the Sungai Bilu Public Health Center working area. The total sample in the study was 72 people. Primary Data using the 2016 Ministry of Health Nutrition Monitoring Questionnaire. The factors associated with the incidence of wasting in children under-five in Sungai Bilu Public Health Center are age, mother's education level, history of exclusive breastfeeding, history of complementary feeding and number of children. The sex factor is not related to the incidence of wasting in children under-five of Sungai Bilu Public Health Center working area. Mother's education level are the factors that most influence on the incidence of wasting in children under-five in the Sungai Bilu Public Health Center working area.
doi:10.37506/ijphrd.v11i6.9810 fatcat:gwqtyzu2vfgl7mtkjnktetjhni