The Corelation of Nutritional Status Of Children to The Level of Anxiety in Women Who Have Children in Village Karsamenak District Kawalu Tasikmalaya

Wawan Rismawan, Shofi Hanifah A, Ani Nur Ulfah

  • Wawan Rismawan health journal Stikes PHI
  • Shofi Hanifah A health journal Stikes PHI
  • Ani Nur Ulfah health journal Stikes PHI
Keywords: nutritional status of children, mother’s anxiety, Hamilton Rating Scale for Anxiety (HRS-A)

Abstract

The main challenge in the development of a nation is to build the human resources quality, healthy,
intelligent and productive, that can measured by the Human Development Index (HDI). Low HDI was influenced
of low nutritional status have an impact on population health. Nutritional status of infants should be very
guarded and serious concern of the parents, because in case of malnutrition during this period will cause
irreversible damage. Malnutrition have fatal impact on brain development. Anxiety can be accompanied by
physical symptoms such as headache, rapid heart beat, chest tightness, abdominal pain, restless and unable to
sit still, unable to do anything despite the directives.. The purpose of this study was to determine the association
between nutritional status of mothers and children against anxiety levels who have children in Sub Karsamenak
Kawalu District of Tasikmalaya City. This research was conducted in June 2016 in the Village Karsamenak
Kawalu District of Tasikmalaya City with a sample of 50 mothers and their toddlers. This type of research is a
correlation study by using cross sectional approach. Data collection tool is a questionnaire used the Hamilton
Rating Scale for Anxiety (HRS-A), data used in the form of primary data and secondary data. Processing data
was using SPSS for windows release 21. The analysis used were univariate and bivariate Spearman rank (rho),
test indicated that p value is 0,012 and coefficient correlation is 0,354. The conclusion was there is relationship
between nutritional status of children and anxiety mothers who have children with a low correlation
Keywords: nutritional status of children, mother’s anxiety, Hamilton Rating Scale for Anxiety (HRS-A)

Published
2016-07-07
How to Cite
Rismawan, W., A, S., & Ulfah, A. (2016). The Corelation of Nutritional Status Of Children to The Level of Anxiety in Women Who Have Children in Village Karsamenak District Kawalu Tasikmalaya. Jurnal Persada Husada Indonesia, 2(7), 59 - 68. Retrieved from https://jurnal.stikesphi.ac.id/index.php/Kesehatan/article/view/83