Overview of Stunting in Newborns in Pekalongan Regency Health Centers: A Retrospective Study
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- Child Growth; Newborn Baby; Stunting Baby
The stunting rate in Indonesia is still high, with one in three children experiencing stunting. This illustrates the level of growth and development of infants that are not optimal. The incidence of stunting can be assessed since the newborn with criteria using the body length index according to age is if a child has a Z-score of -3SD to -2SD. Body length according to age in male infants aged 0 months has a value of -3SD = 44.2 and -2SD = 46.1. Meanwhile, for baby girls aged 0 months, the Z-score value is -3SD = 43.6 and -2D = 45.4. This study describes the incidence of stunting in newborns at the Pekalongan District Health Center. The design of this study is a descriptive study with a retrospective approach. This study took data from the records of mothers giving birth at the health center. The sample of this study was data on mothers who gave birth in 5 health centers with the highest stunting rates. The sampling technique used was total sampling, namely taking samples of all mothers who gave birth in 5 health centers in Pekalongan Regency as many as 84 mothers who gave birth. The data collection tool uses a documentation study of maternal records at the related health center. The results showed that 13 respondents (15,4%) met the criteria for stunting infants The results showed that the stunting rate in Pekalongan Regency was 15.4%, already below the national target of 20%. Nevertheless, poverty reduction and health improvement programs must continue to be implemented.
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TY - CONF AU - Ratnawati Ratnawati AU - Trina Kurniawati AU - Jumaroh AU - Nur Intan Kusuma AU - Bestari Welas Asih Waskita PY - 2023 DA - 2023/05/13 TI - Overview of Stunting in Newborns in Pekalongan Regency Health Centers: A Retrospective Study BT - Proceedings of the 1st UMSurabaya Multidisciplinary International Conference 2021 (MICon 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 872 EP - 878 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/978-2-38476-022-0_97 DO - 10.2991/978-2-38476-022-0_97 ID - Ratnawati2023 ER -