Development of Children Aged 3-5 Years Based on Nutritional Status in Banda Sakti District Lhokseumawe, Aceh
Nur Fardian1, Julia Fitriany2, Puti A. Yuditya3

1Nur Fardian, Department of Nutrition Medical School, Universitas Malikussaleh, Lhokseumawe Indonesia.
2Julia Fitriany, Department of Child Health, Medical School, Universitas Malikussaleh, Lhokseumawe Indonesia.
3Puti A. Yuditya, Medical School, Universitas Malikussaleh, Lhokseumawe, Indonesia.
Manuscript received on 09 May 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 19 May 2019 | Manuscript Published on 23 May 2019 | PP: 1386-1388 | Volume-7 Issue-6S5 April 2019 | Retrieval Number: F12440476S519/2019©BEIESP
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Abstract: Preschool age (3-5 years) is a child’s critical period of development. The development is influenced by various factors, including nutritional status. Methods of child development assessment with pre-screening questionnaire (Kuesioner Pra Skrining Perkembangan/KPSP) and assessment of nutritional status with anthropometry. This study aimed to identify difference of the mean value of KPSP score according to nutritional status based on anthropometry index of weight per height and height per age in preschooler aged 3 to 5 years at the Banda Sakti District Lhokseumawe. This study was observational analytic, sampling technique was done by cluster sampling, with cross sectional design, with total 112 respondents. There was a significant difference of mean value of KPSP score between nutritional status of each group based on index of weight per height and height per age. Result of Kruskal-Wallis test for weight per height was p = 0,034 and height per age was p = 0,023, with confidence interval 95% (α = 0,05).
Keywords: Development Children Aceh Cluster.
Scope of the Article: Healthcare Informatics