Prevention of Stunting Through Health Education in Parents of Pre-School Children

  • Kili Astarani STIKes RS Baptis Kediri, East Java
  • Dewi Ika Sari Hari Poernomo STIKES RS. Baptis Kediri, Indonesia
  • Desi Natalia Trijayanti Idris STIKes RS Baptis Kediri, East Java
  • Aurelia Rizky Oktavia STIKes RS Baptis Kediri, East Java
Keywords: Health education, Knowledge stunting, Parents of preschool children

Abstract

This study aims to analyze the effect of pre-school age children's health education on stunting in the Setia Bakti Kediri Kindergarten. The design of this study used a pre-experimental pre-post test. Subjects were parents who had pre-school children with 49 respondents in the Setia Bakti Kediri Kindergarten. Retrieval of data from 29 - 31 May 2019. Randomization technique with purposive sampling. The variable of this study is parental knowledge. Measurement of knowledge with a questionnaire. Health education is carried out for 60 minutes using lecture methods, audio media, visual aids, and booklets. Research analysis technique with the Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test statistic test. The results of this study indicate that there is an influence of health education about stunting on the knowledge of parents of pre-school children in Setia Bakti Kediri Kindergarten. Health education about stunting increases parental knowledge

Published
2020-05-03
How to Cite
Astarani, K., Poernomo, D., Idris, D., & Oktavia, A. (2020). Prevention of Stunting Through Health Education in Parents of Pre-School Children. STRADA Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan, 9(1), 70-77. https://doi.org/10.30994/sjik.v9i1.270