Historical Relationship with Adolescent Pregnancy Stunting Events in Children Age 24-60 Months in Pranggang Village, Kediri District

  • Suwoyo Suwoyo Poltekkes Kemenkes Malang
  • Berty Pritasari
  • Indah Rahmaningtyas
Keywords: Teenage pregnancy, stunting, toddler

Abstract

Stunting is a condition where a toddler has less length or height when compared to age. Toddler stunting will have a level of intelligence that is not optimal, become more susceptible to disease and in the future, it can risk a decrease in the level of productivity which in the end, broadly stunting will be able to inhibit economic growth and increase poverty. The prevalence of stunting toddlers aged 0 to 59 months in East Java reached 32.81%. This figure is higher than the national stunting prevalence, which is 30.8%. The purpose of this study is to analyze the relationship between the history of teenage pregnancy with the incidence of stunting in children aged 24-60 months in Pranggang Kediri. Analytic survey research design with case-control survey design. The sampling technique uses Simple Random Sampling with a sample of 20 non-stunting toddlers and 19 stunting toddlers. The study was conducted in February-March 2020 in Pranggang Kediri. The analysis in this study used the Chi-square test with a significance level of 0.05. The research results showed a p-value (0.029) <0.05, which means there is a relationship between the history of teenage pregnancy with the incidence of stunting in children aged 24-60 months in Pranggang Kediri and the results of the contingency coefficient test of 0.337, it means there is a low relationship between the history of teenage pregnancy with the incidence of stunting in children aged 24-60 months in Pranggang Kediri. Based on the results of this study it is expected that there is an increase in maternal knowledge about factors related to the incidence of stunting.

Published
2021-04-30