RELATIONSHIP OF THE MOTHER EDUCATION LEVEL WITH THE GROWTH OF TODDLERS IN POSYANDU RW 12 PUSKESMAS KELURAHAN GEDONG JAKARTA TIMUR

  • IGA Dewi Purnamasari Akper Keris Husada

Abstract

Toddler is a golden period , a window of opportunity and a critical period for the continuity of the child's growth and development.. The mother is the closest person to the toddler, the person who is cared for toddlers and who played a role in making decisions about the child's health condition. The research aims to find the relationship between mother's education level and the growth of children . The study used an analytic survey with cross sectional approach on 88 respondents obtained by the method of consecutive sampling. The results of chi square analysis with p value> 0.05 showed that there was no relationship between mot her's education level and weight end height growth with a value of Pvalue = 0.48 and growth of toddler's upper arm ci rcumference with Pvalue = 0.68. This study recommends research on the analysis of factors that affect toddler growth and development.

Published
2019-10-31