Regional Disparities of Stunted Toddler in Indonesia

Authors

  • Ina Kusrini1 , Agung Dwi Laksono2

Keywords:

child health, child nutrition, health survey

Abstract

Although there has been a decline in the prevalence of stunting in Indonesia in the past decade, the figure

is still the highest among countries in Southeast Asia. The purpose of the study was to analyze the regional

disparity of stunted toddlers in Indonesia. The analysis in this study uses data from the 2017 Indonesian

Nutritional Status Monitoring. The sample used in this study was 149,571 toddlers aged 0-59 months. Data

were analyzed using the Binary Logistic Regression test. Toddlers in the Sumatra region have the possibility

of 0.921 times stunted compared to toddlers in the Papua region. The Java-Bali region was 0.805 times more

likely than toddlers in the Papua region to be stunted. The Nusa Tenggara Region was 1.39 times more likely

than toddlers in the Papua region to be stunted. Kalimantan Region has 1.161 times more likely than toddlers

in the Papua region to be stunted. The Sulawesi region has 1.18 times the possibility of toddlers in the Papua

region being stunted. Maluku region has a probability of 0.88 times that of toddlers in the Papua region to

be stunted. There was a regional disparity of stunted toddler in Indonesia.

Author Biography

Ina Kusrini1 , Agung Dwi Laksono2

1 Researcher, Unit of Health Research and Development Magelang, Indonesia Ministry of Health, Central Java,

Indonesia, 2 Senior Researcher, Center of Research and Development of Humanities and Health Management,

Indonesia Ministry of Health, Jakarta, Indonsesia

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Ina Kusrini1 , Agung Dwi Laksono2. (2020). Regional Disparities of Stunted Toddler in Indonesia. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 1952-1956. Retrieved from http://medicopublication.com/index.php/ijfmt/article/view/10706