Analysis Of The Relationship Of Food Security With Stunting Incidence In Sumbang District, Banyumas Regency

Regita Caroline Tamalea, Barokatuminalloh Barokatuminalloh, Lilis Siti Badriah, Suparjito Suparjito


Food security is a condition of fulfilling food for the state down to individuals, which is reflected in the availability of sufficient food, both in quantity and quality, safe, diverse and nutritious, equitable and affordable and does not conflict with religion, belief, culture of the community to be able to live a healthy life , active and productive in a sustainable manner. If these needs are not met, both the quantity and quality at the individual and household level will interfere with achieving a healthy, active and sustainable quality of life and can cause various health and nutrition problems. Baduta stunting is a chronic nutritional problem caused by low access to and affordability of food. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between food security and stunting in toddlers in Karangcegak Village, Sumbang District, Banyumas Regency. The type of research used in this study is observational analytic with a case control design. The total sample used in the study was 14, namely toddlers who were stunted. The sampling technique uses the total sampling method. Data analysis using correlation test. This test can conclude that there is a significant relationship between the two variables (95% confidence level or alpha 0.05). The results of the Pearson correlation test analysis showed a p value of 0.04 (p <α= 0.05). shows that there is a relationship between household food security and the incidence of stunting in toddlers in Karangcegak Village, Sumbang District.


Keywords: Food Security, Stunting.


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