HUBUNGAN PENGETAHUAN, SIKAP DAN PERILAKU IBU TERHADAP PROGRAM PEMULIHAN STATUS GIZI BURUK BALITA DI POSYANDU WILAYAH KERJA PUSKESMAS LABUAN, KABUPATEN PANDEGLANG, BANTEN PERIODE SEPTEMBER 2014 – APRIL 2015
The growth and development of an under-5-years old children are depend on the intake of nutrients that provided by parents, especially mothers. Providing an additional complimentary foods for malnourished child is the one to raise nutritional status. The overnment run the malnourished recovery program is conducted by puskesmas officers within 6 months. The result of a malnourished recovery program is strongly influenced by the mother's role. Mother‟s role such as knowledge, attitude and behavior are important for under-5-years old child to get nutrients for recovery process of malnourished. The goal of this research is to understand relationship mothers‟ knowledge, attitudes and behavior with recovery of under 5-years old child who in malnourished recovery program. With cross-sectional design, The 64 respondents are choosen by simple random sampling method. The datas collected by questionnaires and weight measurement of under-5-years old child. According to the result of Fisher test, the results are showed (p = 0.019) for the mothers‟ knowledge, (p = 0.567) for the mothers‟ attitude and (p = 0.005) for mothers‟ behavior. That means, there are associated between mothers‟ knowledge and behavior with recovery of under 5-years old child who in malnourished recovery program.