The Factors Related to The Incident of Diarrhea in Elementary School's Children in Muara Burnai Village II IN PRESS

Ditha Effriyanda Tidak Ada (1) , Dini Arista Putri (2)
(1) Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Sriwijaya , Indonesia
(2) Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Sriwijaya , Indonesia

Abstract

Poor snack food habits with a diversity of snacks encourages children's snack habits at school, because they can spend a third of their time at school. However, there are still many children who do not have the habit of eating healthy snacks. Poor habits in hand and nail hygiene can also cause diarrhea in children. The purpose of this study is determine the factors associated with the incidence of diarrhea in elementary school. This research is quantitative with the Cross Sectional method. The sample in this study amounted to 118 respondents, which were determined by Simple Random Sampling technique. Respondent criteria were dominated by women as many as 77 respondents (65.3%), and the age of the respondents was dominated by the age category 11-12 years as many as 60 respondents (50.8%). The results of the bivariate analysis there was a significant relationship between the frequency of snack food consumption, the choice of snack foods, the habit of washing hands, and cleanliness of nails with the incidence of diarrhea, while the habit of carrying lunch had no significant relationship with the incidence of diarrhea in elementary school in Muara Burnai Village. II. The results of the multivariate analysis showed that the selection of snack foods was the most dominant variable influencing the incidence of diarrhea in elementary school children with (p-value=0.030; PR=29.291; CI=1.393-615.854) after controlling for the variable frequency of snack food consumption, washing habits hand and nail hygiene. The advice given is schools should make regulations related to standards for traders so that they become healthy canteens in school.

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Ditha Effriyanda Tidak Ada
Dini Arista Putri
dini.aristaputri@unsri.ac.id (Primary Contact)
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Tidak Ada DE, Putri DA. The Factors Related to The Incident of Diarrhea in Elementary School’s Children in Muara Burnai Village II: IN PRESS. JIKM [Internet]. 2024 Apr. 1 [cited 2024 Apr. 16];15(1). Available from: https://ejournal.fkm.unsri.ac.id/index.php/jikm/article/view/1160

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