THE CORRELATION OF KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE, AND MATERNAL PARITY WITH EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING IN WORK AREA OF HEALTH CENTER OF CENGKOK, NGRONGGOT, KAB. NGANJUK

Roifah, Miftakhur (2015) THE CORRELATION OF KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE, AND MATERNAL PARITY WITH EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING IN WORK AREA OF HEALTH CENTER OF CENGKOK, NGRONGGOT, KAB. NGANJUK. Fakultas Keperawatan Universitas Airlangga.

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Introduction: Breast milk containts many nutrient that are good for growth and optimal infant development. WHO, UNICEF, and the goverment has recommended exclusive breastfeeding up to 6 months, however the behavior of mother in exclusive breastfeeding is still low. Exclusive breastfeeding is one of health behaviors which is influenced by many factors namely predisposing factors, enabling factors, empowering factors, mother’s factors, and baby factors. The purpose of this study is to analyze the correlation between predisposing factors (knowledge and attitudes) and mother’s factors (parity) with exclusive breastfeeding. Method : This research was used descriptive analytic design with cross sectional approach. The population of this research was mothers with infants of 7-12 months. The 52 respondents was chosen by purposive sampling technique. The independent variabel in this research was knowledge, attitude, and mother’s parity, while the dependent variabel in this study was exclusive breastfeeding. The data was collected using a questionnaire (demography, konowledge, and attitudes) and analyzed using Spearman’s rho test with significance α < 0,05. Result : The Spearman’s rho showed that there was a significant correlation between knowledge (p =0,000), attitude (p = 0,001) and parity (p = 0,004) with exclusive breastfeeding. Discussion : The results of this study showed that with good knowledge and good attitudes and add more experience can prompt mother to give exclusive breastfeeding. For nurses are espexted to provide health education is effective having regard to the level of knowledge of the mother, age, as well as the emotions of the mother so that the mother could be motivated to provide exclusive breast milk and may increase the exclusive breastfeeding. Keywords : knowledge, attitude, mother’s parity, exclusive breastfeeding

Item Type: Other
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: Ns. Miftakhur Roifah
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2015 06:15
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2015 06:15
URI: http://eprints.ners.unair.ac.id/id/eprint/76

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