Relationship of Family Support with Vegetable and Fruit Consumption Behavior

Authors

  • Untung Halajur

Keywords:

family support, behavior, consumption, vegetables, fruit

Abstract

The family approach is the development of a home visit by the public health center effort. one of the

activities is community management support system in supporting a culture of healthy living in the family.

Family support is needed to behave in the consumption of vegetables and fruit every day. Clean and healthy

living behavior in the household or family structure is one of the goals in clean and healthy behavior.

There are 10 indicators of clean and healthy behavior in family settings, one of them is the consumption of

vegetables and fruit every day. This study aims to analyze the relationship between family support and the

consumption of vegetables and fruits in children. The research design used in this study is research cross

sectional. The research sample is Golden Christian School elementary school students. The time of the study

was in May and June 2018. The results showed that there was no significant relationship between emotional

and assessment support for vegetable and fruit consumption behavior in children. There is a significant

relationship between instrumental support and information support with vegetable and fruit consumption

behaviors in children, respectively p-value 0.015 and 0.041. It is recommended that the school provide

knowledge to parents whose children are vulnerable not to consume vegetables and fruits in order to support

the healthy indonesia program with a family approach.

Author Biography

Untung Halajur

Department of Nursing, Polytechnic of Health, Ministry of Health, Palangka Raya Indonesia

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Untung Halajur. (2020). Relationship of Family Support with Vegetable and Fruit Consumption Behavior. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 2242-2246. Retrieved from http://medicopublication.com/index.php/ijfmt/article/view/10762