Relationship between nutritional knowledge, attitude, and practice of pregnant women to macronutrient intake in pasar rebo primary health care

Nurul Istianah, Arvin Pramudita, Dyah Astri Paramaramya, Fahmi Adnan Musthofa, Rusfanisa, Rully Ayu Nirmalasari, Rima Irwinda

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Abstract

Introduction: Mother Mortality Rate in Indonesia 2008 was 228/100.000. Nutrition deficiency predicted as a factor of this condition. This paper aims to know the relationship between nutrition knowledge, attitude, and practice of pregnant woman to energy and macronutrient intake. Methods: Cross-sectional study was applied in this research. The research took on October, 5–9th, 2015 in Pasar Rebo Primary Health Center, East Jakarta. The population was all of pregnant woman who came for antenatal care. Subject was selected by consecutive sampling technique. Food intake data got from Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) that filled by respondent. Data was analysed by Mann-Whitney test in SPSS 20 to know the relationship between nutrition knowledge, attitude, and practice to energy and macronutrient intake. Results: Total of 62 respondents, showed the median of daily energy intake was 2.384,30 (1011,2–5122,5) kcal. The average of carbohydrate was 54.26±8.86%, protein was 12 (6–17)%, and fat was 33 (16–66)% of total daily energy. Multivariate analysis of knowledge, attitude, and practice showed that there was no significant relationship with energy and macronutrient intake (p >0,05). Conclusion: There was no significant relationship between nutritional knowledge, attitude, and practice of pregnant woman to energy and macronutrient intake.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6820-6822
Number of pages3
JournalAdvanced Science Letters
Volume23
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2017

Keywords

  • Attitudes
  • Dietary carbohydrates
  • Dietary fats
  • Dietary proteins
  • Energy intake
  • Health knowledge
  • Practice (Source: Mesh-NLM)
  • Pregnant women

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