RELATED KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES ABOUT MOTHER WITH ACTIVITY POSYANDU REGULARITY CONSIDERING KID (1-5 YEARS) TO VILLAGE CIDENOK POSYANDU SUB SUMBERJAYA MAJALENGKA YEAR 2016
Posyandu is one form of community participation in development, especially health with the ability to create healthy life for every resident in achieving optimal public health degrees. One of the neighborhood health center activities are aimed at toddlers weighing to monitor the growth of toddlers. Coverage Majalengka weighing under five in the year 2012 until the year 2015 has increased but has not met the target coverage (80%). health centers with the lowest coverage in the year 2015 Majalengka is Puskesmas Sumberjaya (38%). Puskesmas Sumberjaya working area consists of 13 villages and there are 65 neighborhood health center. Number of children in Puskesmas Sumberjaya in the year 2015 with as many as 14.295 children under five are taken to a neighborhood health center to be weighed for 4725 infants (38%).
The study aimed to find out “Is there is a relationship between knowledge and attitude of mothers about the activities of neighborhood health center infants weighing at Village Cidenok Sumberjaya Kabupaten Majalengka in 2016 ?” This study used cross-sectional approach by making sampel with simple random sampling technique. The sample in this study are some mothers who have children (1-5 years) in the Village District Cidenok Sumberjaya Majalengka, 77 mother of toddler. Statistical test results using chi square test showed that there was a relationship between knowledge and attitudes of mothers of infants weighing activities with the neighborhood health center in the Village Cidenok Sumberjaya Majalengka 2016.
Posyandu in the Village Cidenok should conduct counseling to mothers on the activities of neighborhood health center in order to increase the coverage of infants weighing. In the implementation of the extension to be done in a way that is easily understood and with an individual approach in order to form a good knowledge and attitudes of mothers.
Keywords : Weighing Toddlers, Knowledge and Attitudes
Literature : 34 sources (2001-2015)