RELATIONSHIP OF EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING ACTIVITIES BY ARTICLES OF ARD ARRIVAL IN CHILDREN AGE 6-24 MONTHS (In Work Area Of Akbar Medika Clinic – Tambakagung- Puri - Mojokerto)

Nunuk Nurhayati

Abstract


One of the most common diseases in the community is ISPA (Acute Respiratory Tract
Infection) which includes acute upper and lower respiratory tract infections. The disease is much in
the suffering by children both in developing countries and in developed countries. Acute respiratory
disease is known as cough sickness. ARI is an important health problem because it causes high
infant and toddler mortality is 1 of 4 deaths that occur. One of the risk factors that increase the
outbreak of ARI is the inadequate fulfillment of breast milk. Baby food is ideally breastmilk
Exclusivity from birth to 6 months of age.
This research type with Cross Sectional approach. The sample in this study is children aged 6-
24 months who are in the working area of Akbar Medika Clinic from January 2017 until April 2017
as many as 74 children. This research uses Simple Random sampling technique. There are 2
variables that are free variable that is giving Exclusive Breast Milk and dependent variable is ARI of
ARI at child age 6-24 month.
Based on Chi Square test in get p value equal to 0,002 because value of p <0,05 meaning H0
rejected it can be concluded that there is relation between action of Exclusive breastfeeding with
ARI occurrence at child age 6-24 month in work area Akbar Medika Clinic Village Pond Agung-
Puri-Mojokerto.
We as health workers should be able to help the government program to succeed the delivery
of Exclusive breastfeeding for newborns - 6 months for Exclusives Breastfeeding as the best food
and as a source of immunity for Indonesian children by giving HE to pregnant women and mothers
to provide breastfeeding to their babies.
Keywords: Exclusivity Breastfeeding, ARI of 6-24 months


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