Toddler Nutritional Status with Child Health Service in Working Area of Puskesmas Cipadung 2015

  • Stikes Jenderal A. Yani Cimahi
  • RS Khusus Ibu dan Anak Kota Bandung
Keywords: Child health, nutritional status, service, toddler


Healthy can be seen from the nutritional status, nutritional status is a measure of the state of a person's body that can be seen as a result of the consumption of food and nutrients. Nutritional status can be distinguish into poor nutritional status, less, better and more.The research is cross sectional. A proportional random sampling on children aged 1 - 5 years with total sample 97 children were taken whom mothers as respondent in the region of subdistrict Community Health Centers Cipadung Bandung. The result found that 72.2% children health care in good, nutrition status based weight for age 82.5% in good status and weight for height 88.7% normal. The statistic results there is a relationship between children health care and nutritional status weight for age (p = 0.017) and nutritional status weight for height (p = 0.010). In Cipadung Community Health Centers should have a nutritional counseling service to its community, especially to people who have children under five years of age. This service must collaborate with other health care facilities such as general physicians and midwives and improve supervision of Posyandu services. Cipadung Community Health Centers have to improve the monitoring of children growth and development by means of the obligation to report the child health care activities so the quality of government program will increase.