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dc.creatorPanunggal, Binar; Program Studi Ilmu Gizi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Diponegoro
dc.creatorHadi, Hamam; Program Studi Ilmu Gizi Fakultas Ilmu-Ilmu Kesehatan Universitas Alma Ata
dc.creatorLestariana, Wiryatun
dc.descriptionBackground. Breastmilk is the best source of vitamin A for children in their early life. However in Indonesia breast feeding practices is still unsatisfactory. This problem can lead to vitamin A deficiency which leads to delayed growth in children. Objective. To study status of vitamin A based on breastfeeding duration. Method. This was an analytic observational study using cross sectional design. Subject of were 89 (12-36 months) children. History of breastfeeding duration was obtained from the result of structured interview with mothers. Vitamin A status measured by HLPC (high performance liquid chromatography) in the SEAMEO-RECFON UI laboratory. Data were analyzed with t- test. Result. The study found 2 underweight subject and 15 severe stunted children. Average duration of breastfeeding was 16 months. The prevalence of exclusive breastfeeding practices was extremely low (2%). Average vitamin A status was 1.59±044 μmol/L There was significant difference in vitamin A status based on the duration of breastfeeding (p=0.02). Children that got breastfeed more than 6 months had lower vitamin A than those who got breastfeed less than 6 months. Conclusion. There was difference of vitamin A status based on breastfeeding duration.en-US
dc.publisherBalai Penelitian dan Pengembangan Gangguan Akibat Kekurangan Iodiumen-US
dc.rightsMedia Gizi Mikro Indoesia (MGMI) Journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supporting a greater global exchange of knowledge.All articles published Open Access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.  We are continuously working with our author communities to select the best choice of license options, currently being defined for this journal as follows:• Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY-SA)The Authors submitting a manuscript do so on the understanding that if accepted for publication, copyright of the article shall be assigned to MGMI Journal and Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan Kesehatan (National Institute of Health Research and Development) as publisher of the journal.  
dc.sourceMedia Gizi Mikro Indonesia; Vol 7, No 2 (2016); 99-106id-ID
dc.sourceMedia Gizi Mikro Indonesia; Vol 7, No 2 (2016); 99-106en-US
dc.titleSTATUS VITAMIN A BERDASARKAN DURASI PEMBERIAN ASI Vitamin A Status Based on Breastfeeding Durationen-US

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