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The Indonesian Journal of Public Health

ISSN 1829-7005

Vol. 1 / No. 2 / Published : 2004-11

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Original Article :

Some factors influencing the difference of nutritional status among female teenagers at urban and rural area of jombang district

Author :

  1. Lailatul Muniroh*1
  2. Sri Sumarmi*2
  1. Departemen Gizi Masyarakat Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat
    Universitas Airlangga
  2. Departemen Gizi Masyarakat Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat
    Universitas Airlangga

Abstract :

The increasing severe malnutrition and moderate malnutrition case can not be separated from several influential factors. Furthermore,severe malnutrition rate of rural teenagers is higher than that of urban ones. Based on the National Social Economic Survey 1999, severe andmoderate malnutrition were prevalence among rural and urban teenagers.The objective of this research is to reveal some factors influencing the differences of nutritional status on female teenagers in rural andurban areas of Jombang Regency. The observed variables were the characteristics of respondents, food consumption pattern, nutrient adequacylevel, and activities.A cross sectional study has been conducted in Jombang High School 2 (SMUN 2 Jombang) represent as urban area, and Ploso High School(SMUN Ploso) represent as rural area. The sample size was 84 female students selected by using p roportional random sampling technique.The result of research after being employed on statistical testing chi-square, fisher’s exact and mann-whitney using  = 0.05 shows thatrespondent’s characteristics influences the difference of nutritional status in both locations are knowledge about nutrition (p = 0.000), pocketmoney (p = 0.008), fast food consumption habits (p = 0. 039), energy adequacy level (p = 0,000) and protein adequacy level (p = 0.000).Based on that result, it is suggested that the female teenagers should imp rove their consumption by consuming various food and inc reaseits quantity and quality so that the nut rition adequacy is fulfilled.

Keyword :

Nutritional status, female teenagers, rural and urban a rea,

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