Effectiveness of Cookies Produced From Moringa Oleifera Leaves on Haemoglobin Level in Students at Islamic Junior High School Miftahul Hayat, Serang, Banten

Dewi Indah Sari1), Afni Yulianti2), Ninik Wahyuni2)


1)Department of Nursing, School of Health Polytechnics, Banten
2)Department of Midwifery, School of Health Polytechnics, Banten



Background: Anemia is very common in developing countries and is one of the most common complications of serious diseases. Based on the results of screening the Hb levels student at islamic junior high school Miftahul Hayat in 2018, it was found that 37 students had anemia. This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of cookies produced from moringa oleifera leaves on haemoglobin level in students at Islamic Junior High school Miftahul Hayat, Serang, Banten.

Subjects and Method: This was a quasi-experimental. A sample of 37 students of MTS Miftahul Hayat, Serang, Banten and randomly allocated into two groups: intervention and control groups. The dependent variable was an increase in hemoglobin value. The independent variable was anemic student. The data were collected from checklist and analyzed using paired t- test.

Results: The results of this study were obtained by respondents as many as 33 people because during the research process 4 people did not consume cookies produced from Moringa Oleifera leaves routinely for 14 days because they were sick so they were excluded from the study sample. Hb level before consume consume cookies produced from Moringa Oleifera leaves (Mean = 10.5 gr/ dl; SD= 0.56; p< 0.001). Hb level after consume cookies produced from Moringa Oleifera leaves (Mean= 13 gr/ dl; SD= 0.85). The difference in Hb levels (Mean = 2.5; SD = 0.88; p <0.001), and it was statically significant (p< 0.001)

Conclusion: Consume cookies produced from Moringa Oleifera leaves is effective to improve haemoglobin levels in adolescent.

Keywords: anemia, teenager, moringa oleifera leaves cookies

Correspondence: Dewi Indah Sari. School of Health Polytechnics, Banten. Jl.Dr.Sitanala Kec.Neglasari Kota Tangerang. Email: dewi.indah@poltekkesbanten.ac.id Mobile:+6281906061400

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/the7thicph.05.28

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