The Cause of Stunting Towards Toddler At Parit Public Health Center of Pasaman Barat, West Sumatera

Media, Yulfira and Elfemi, Nilda (2020) The Cause of Stunting Towards Toddler At Parit Public Health Center of Pasaman Barat, West Sumatera. In: AIPHC 2019, 10-11 Oct 2019, Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia.

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A relatively poor nutritional status and stunting of toddlers become also raising problems in the development of the health sector in West Sumatra. The purpose of this research was to find out some aspects causing stunting cases. This research was conducted in the area of Parit Public Health Center in Pasaman Barat Regency, West Sumatra Province, in 2018. The research design used a qualitative method where data collection techniques using observation and in-depth interviews 15 informants using interview guidelines. Data were analyzed through a qualitative approach. The results show that some aspects of the stunting problems are socio-cultural aspects, including parenting and feeding behavior, economic conditions and family environment, health care, and access to health services. Alternative suggestions include increasing public knowledge about stunting and stunting prevention efforts, implementing behavioral change interventions for stunting prevention towards environmental strengthening, and optimizing community empowerment.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: stunting socio-cultural economics environment health access
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Depositing User: EAI Editor III.
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2021 07:20
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2021 07:20

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