Globally, underweight contributes to more than half of the total annual deaths in toddlers. This study was performed to determine a dominant factor of underweight among toddlers in Bogor District, Indonesia. The design of this study was cross-sectional, using secondary data with a total sample of 612 toddlers. Chi-square test and multiple logistic regression were used to determine factors contributing to toddler underweight. The prevalence of underweight in toddlers in Bogor District, Indonesia in 2019 was 19.8%, and carbohydrate intake was found to be a dominant factor of underweight in toddlers (p-value<0.05; OR=2.45; 95% Cl=1.43-4.18).
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 2020|
- Carbohydrate intake
- Multiple logistic regression