Angraini, Dian Isti and Mayasari, Diana and Zuraida, Reni and Wijaya, Sofyan Mussabiq (2017) The Association Of Culture Perception With Chronic Energy Malnutrition In Women Of Childbearing Age In Terbanggi Besar, District of Central Lampung. In: Andalas International Public Health Conference 2017, 6-7 September 2017, Padang. (Submitted)

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Background : Prevalence of chronic energy malnutrition (CEM) among women of childbearing age (WCA) in Indonesia and Lampung Province in 2013 were 20,8% and 17,6%. CEM in WCA describe poor nutrition status in the past and increase risk of complications in pregnancy and childbirth. Purpose of this study is to determine the association of culture perception with CEM in WCA. Materials and methods: This was an observational analytic study using cross sectional design. The study was conducted in Terbanggi Besar subdistrict district of Central Lampung from August to November 2016. Samples were 183 WCA aged 20- to 45-years-old, taken with sampling cluster techniques. Chronic energy malnutrition data were assessed by measurement of mid-arm circumference, and the culture perception (married young, parity, race, food taboo) using questionnaire. Data were analyzed using chi square test. Results: The results showed that 44,3% respondent suffered CEM, 15,8% lampungnese, 71% married at young age, 38,8% multipara and 71,6% had food taboo. Married young and multipara were significantly associatiated (p = 0.00) with CEM, while race and food taboo were not significantly (p = 0.13; p=0,87). Conclusions: There were a significant relationship between married young and multipara with CEM in WCA. Keywords: CEM, culture perception

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Kedokteran (FK) > Prodi Pendidikan Dokter
Depositing User: DIAN ISTI Rini Angraini
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2017 07:37
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2017 07:37

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