THE INFLUENCE OF FOOD TABOO, NUTRIENT SUFFICIENCY LEVEL, THE CONSUMTION OF TEA AND IRON TABLET TO PREGNANT WOMEN HEMOGLOBINE IN PEKALONGAN CITY 2006

Sri Harnany, Afiyah and Fatimah Muis, Siti and suyatno, suyatno (2007) THE INFLUENCE OF FOOD TABOO, NUTRIENT SUFFICIENCY LEVEL, THE CONSUMTION OF TEA AND IRON TABLET TO PREGNANT WOMEN HEMOGLOBINE IN PEKALONGAN CITY 2006. Masters thesis, Master of Nutrition.

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Background: One of two pregnant women in Pekalongan suffers from anemia. Anemia in pregnancy gives ill effect to both mother and the baby. Based on the previous study, 83% pregnant women in Pekalongan still practice a food taboo during her pregnancy. Purpose: This study was aimed to see the influence of food taboo and some other factor, namely the level of nutrient intake, consumtion of iron tablet, and the habit of dringking tea to the level of pregnant women hemoglobine in Pekalongan city. Methode: The study used survey methode, in a cross sectional design which was preceeded with a qualitative study. Samples were 79 pregnant women on their third semester of pregnancy, taken by proportional random sampling. Hypothesys were tested using multiple regression. Result: More than a half of respondents (60%) had food taboo. Food which were not consumed are ink fish (55,7%), shrimp (54,4%), sembilan fish (51,9%), cat fish (49,4%), all of sea fish (11,4%), egg (24,1%), goat meat (17,7%), pineapple (29,1%), durian (32,9%), heart (30,4%), egg plant (34,2%) and sugar of brown palm (1,3%). Most of pregnancy women had low iron intake (70,9%), with low and deficit protein intake (26,6% and 21,5%) compered to RDA, About of half pregnant women (51,9%) were anemie and had deficit intake of vit C (65,8%) with low iron tablet intake (70,9%), and once a day tea intake (77%). The R Square was 0,599 for all variabells being studied and for food taboo alone (p=0,001). Conclusion and Recommendation: Food taboo gives segnificant contribution to the Hb level of pregnant women. A set of metrition education should be designed to addreos the practice of harmful taboo Key word: Taboo, iron tablet, frequency of drinking tea, anemia of pregnant women.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Subjects:R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions:School of Postgraduate (mixed) > Master Program in Public Health
ID Code:38719
Deposited By:Mrs. S2 Gizi Undip
Deposited On:19 Mar 2013 19:24
Last Modified:19 Mar 2013 19:24

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