Determinants of Language Development among 1-Year-Old Children in Malang, East Java


Yuniastuti Ni Putu Ayu Krisna, Tarsikah, Widyana Erni Dwi

 

School of Health Polytechnics, Ministry of Health, Malang, East Java

 

ABSTRACT

Background: Language development is an indicator of all child development, because language development is sensitive to the delay in child development. This study aimed to determine the factors associated with language development among children aged 1 year.

Subjects and Method: This was a cross-sectional study in the Integrated Health Center in Wagir Community Health Center, Malang, East Java, from April to May 2017. The total of 67 children aged 1 year who met the inclusion criteria were enrolled in this study. The data were collected using a questionnaire and a Denver II sheet, then the data were analyzed using logistic regression.

Results: Gender and parenting style were influencing in language development among children aged 1 year, and they were statistically significant. Male and parenting by non-mother had a risk to language development suspect among children aged 1 year.

Conclusion: Gender and parenting style are associate with language development among children aged 1 year

Keywords: gender, parenting style, language development, children aged 1 year

Correspondence: Ni Putu Ayu Krisna Yuniastuti. School of Health Polytechnics, the Ministry of Health, Malang, East Java. Jl. Besar Ijen No. 77C Malang, East Java. Email: ayukrisna143@gmail.com. Mobile: 085339277780.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/the6thicph.01.06

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