FAKTOR-FAKTOR YANG BERHUBUNGAN DENGAN KEJADIAN OBESITAS PADA ANAK USIA SEKOLAH

  • Rosmina Situngkir Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesehatan Stella Maris Makassar
Keywords: Knowledge, genetic, activity, obesity

Abstract

The higher prevalence of malnutrition and obesity in some areas   will make the  more complex   burden   and must be paid by the Indonesian people in developing some  efforts in health,  human and economic resources. This study aims to determine the relationship between some factors with obesity of children at the school age. This study is a non-experimental observational with cross sectional design. It is an accidental sampling with     50 respondents , the instruments used are questionnaires and observation sheets and   analyzed by Chi-square test. By using the Chi square test and  the approach of Kolmogorov-Sminov  founded that  the number of respondents with mild activity are four people (16%), while those who are not obese is  1 person (3.7%). Respondents with activity being obese as many as eight people (32%), while those not obese are  six people (22.2%). Respondents with strenuous activities obese are 13 people (52%), while those who are  not obese are  20 people (74.1%). The results show that the static test p = 0.552 and the value of α = 0.05 this indicates that p> α means that the factor of physical activity is not associated with obesity.

Published
2018-10-06