AKPER HERMINA MANGGALA HUSADA STUDENT KNOWLEDGE ABOUT STUNTING PREVENTION

STUDEN KNOWLEDGE ABOUT STUNTING

Authors

  • Retno Winarti Akper Hermina Manggala Husada
  • Suryani Hartati Akper Hermina Manggala Husada

Keywords:

knowledge, nursing student, stunting

Abstract

Stunting in children is a health problem that must be considered and prevented early, it has a very long impact on a person's life. Prevention of stunting is carried out since the mother-to-be is in her teens. The purpose of this study is to find out the knowledge of teenagers about stunting. Cross-sectional research using consecutive sampling techniques with 101 respondents  Hermina Manggala Husada nursing students. The survey was conducted using a questionnaire consisting of 10 items of questions about stunting and how to prevent it, student knowledge levels are measured using guttmen scales. The results showed that most students have good knowledge about stunting (76.93%), but most students have less knowledge about the risk factors for stunting (67.3%) and stunting impacts (48.5%). Most students get information about stunting  from online media. Good adolescent knowledge of stunting prevention is the basis in preventing stunting in children as early as possible

Published

2022-05-13