DETERMINANTS OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT: ROLE OF NUTRITIONAL STUNTING ON PARENTING HISTORY, HISTORY OF DISEASE AND NUTRITION INTAKE
Publication Date : 01/01/2017
Impaired child development is characterized by the slow maturation of nerve cells, motor movements, lack of intelligence and slow in growth. Ministry of Health Republic of Indonesia reports that there are 27.7% children having lower-cognitive development. This status occurs in children who are often abandoned by both parents, living in care and unbalanced intake, as it is raised by Adriani. A research was made to analyze the relationship of nutritional stunting, history of parenting and nutrition upon history of the disease and cognitive development of early childhood children in Abepura District 2016. The study followed a descriptive, analytic, and case-control approach. The population includes children in their early childhood especially in 4-6 years. Respondents are mothers who have children in early childhood. Anthropometric data collection techniques, are used with interviews and Food Recall. The study followed the quantitative research method. The results revealed that nutritional stunting has a strong relationship with cognitive development; insignificant relationship with history of parenting mother and cognitive development; insignificant relation with nutrient intake and cognitive development of children; and insignificant relation with history of childhood diseases in cognitive development of children.
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