The Relationship of Antenatal Care History and Level of Iron Consumption with Incidence of Malnutrition at Pregnant Women in West Nusa Tenggara and Jogjakarta (Advanced Data Analysis Health Research 2013)

Mardiatun, Mardiatun • Yani, Lalu Ahmad • Purnamawati, Dewi • Zulkifli, Zulkifli • Ristrini, Ristrini
Journal article Buletin Penelitian Sistem Kesehatan • July 2015 Indonesia

Abstract

Background: The state of malnutrition occurs because the body lacks of one or several types of nutrients needed. Some things that can cause the body to nutritional defi ciencies among others: the amount of nutrients which consumed was less , low quality of nutrients or both of them. Since 1970, Departement of health of the Republic of Indonesia has implemented a prevention programme through the distribution of iron tablets free of charge to pregnant women but the impact caused due to iron defi ciency is still a problem. The aims of this study is to explain the relationship between the history of ante natal care and the level of iron consumption with incidence of malnutrition of pregnant women. Methods: The method used in this study was an observational analytic with cross sectional approach use Riskesdas data 2013 and the measurement of variable was performed at the same time. Data were analized using bivariate test with chi square test. Result: the results obtainedp value 0.000 < 0.005 which means there is a relationship between the history of the ANC with malnutrition events in NTB and DIJ. While the consumption level of Fe obtained P value 0.000

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