Feeding Style for Children Aged 0-59 Months of Buginese Ethnicity

Authors

  • Rudy Hartono1,4, Agustian Ipa1,4, Sirajuddin1,3,4, Aswita Amir1,4, Sharifah Intan Zainun Sharif Ishak2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10560

Keywords:

Buginese, Feeding Style, Children.

Abstract

Background. The study of Feeding Style of children in ethnic Buginese was focused on caregiver styles to

feeding practices that influences nutritional stunting. The purpose of this study was to determine feeding style

of Bugis ethnicity. Method. The cross sectional study and the sample size is 300 subjects, selected by random

sampling. Located in in Makassar City, South Sulawesi Provice Indonesia (starting January-December

2019). Enumerators in this study were students of the Applied Nutrition & Dietetic in Nutrition Department

of the Health Polytechnic Makassar. Research ethics was obtained at the Makassar Health Polytechnic Ethics

Commission. The results showed that stunting prevalence for children in Bugineses ethnicity was 22,7%

and Feeding Style consists of four groups namely caring ( indulgent ), compromise ( authoritative ), free

( uninvolved ) and completely regulating ( authoritarian ). The conclusion is that the style of Bugis ethnic

child feeding style consists of four groups namely indulgent, authoritative, uninvolved, and authoritarian.

Author Biography

Rudy Hartono1,4, Agustian Ipa1,4, Sirajuddin1,3,4, Aswita Amir1,4, Sharifah Intan Zainun Sharif Ishak2

1 Associate Professor in Nutrition and Dietetic Department Health Polytechnic of Makassar, Indonesia. 2 Lecturer

in Nutrition Department of Management Sciences University, Malaysia. 3 Student Doctoral Public Health

Hasanuddin University, Indonesia, 4Center of Excellence Science and Technology in Urban Health

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Rudy Hartono1,4, Agustian Ipa1,4, Sirajuddin1,3,4, Aswita Amir1,4, Sharifah Intan Zainun Sharif Ishak2. (2020). Feeding Style for Children Aged 0-59 Months of Buginese Ethnicity. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 1246-1250. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10560