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Berbagai permasalahan gizimuncul hampir diseluruh lapisan ekonomi masyarakat baik di pedesaan maupun perkotaan. Salah satu permasalahan gizi yang menjadi fokus utama yaitu balita yang memiliki postur tubuh pendek (stunting). Tujuan penelitian ini adalah agar dapat dilakukan intervensi yang tepat dalam upaya pencegahan kejadian stunting pada anak usia dini. Terdapat 110 balita yang dipilih menjadi sampel penelitian dengan menggunakan Proportional StratifiedRandom Sampling berdasarkan kriteria inklusi. Pengumpulan data dilakukan melalui pengukuran tinggi badan dan pengisian kuesioner. Analisis data menggunakan univariat (distribusi frekuesi dan persentase). Hasil penelitian ini menunjukan sebanyak 28.2% balita tergolong ke dalam kategori stunting.

Kata kunci: balita, giziseimbang, , stunting

Abstract

Various nutritional problems are found to occur in almost all economic strata of society, both in rural and urban areas. One of the nutritional problems that is the main focus is toddlers who have short stature (stunting). This research question isto determine the factors that influence the incidence of stunting in children . This correlational research employed a cross-sectional approach. There were 110 children under five selected by using proportional stratified random sampling based on the inclusion criteria. Data was collected through measuring height and filling out a questionnaire. Data analysis was performed using univariate (frequency and percentage distribution) and bivariate analysis used Chi-Square. The results of this study revealed that 28.2% of children under five belong to the stunted category. Keywords: balanced nutrition,stunting, toddlers


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