Effect of Family Development Session Family Hope Program on The Visit to Posyandu and Nutritional Status of Children Under Five

Nisaus Zakiyah1), Endang Sutisna Sulaeman2)Eti Poncorini Pamungkasari3)


1)Masters Program in Public Health, Universitas Sebelas Maret

2)Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sebelas Maret

3)Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sebelas Maret



Background: The Family Hope Program through the Family Development Session (FDS) provides social services on maternal and child health. Social cognitive theory (SCT) may explain how family development session family hope program affects to the integrated health post (posyandu) visit) and child nutrional status. This study aimed to analyze the effect of the FDS Family Hope Program on the child nutritional status.

Subjects and Method: This was an analytic observational study with cohort retrospective design. The study was conducted at the integrated health posts, in January 2020. The dependent variable was child nutritional status. The independent variables were family development session, maternal education, family income, social support, maternal knowledge, self-efficacy, complementary feeding, and integrated health post visit. The data were collected by questionnaire and analyzed by a multiple linier regression.

Results: Child nutritional status was positively associated with FDS participation (b= 1.12; 95% CI= 1.31 to 7.15; p= 0.010), high maternal education (b= 0.92; 95% CI= 1.09 to 5.83; p= 0.031), high family income (b= 0.96; 95% CI= 1.14 to 6.00; p= 0.023), strong social support (b= 1.24; 95% CI= 1.34 to 7.85; p= 0.009), high maternal knowledge (b= 1.24; 95% CI= 1.50 to 7.96; p= 0.004), high self efficacy (b= 0.92; 95% CI= 1.09 to 5.76; p= 0.030), appropriate complementary feeding (b= 0.96; 95% CI= 1.15 to 6.02; p= 0.023), and active integrated health post visit (b= 1.03; 95% CI= 1.15 to 6.90; p= 0.024).

Conclusion: Child nutritional status is positively associated with FDS participation, high maternal education, high family income, strong social support, high maternal knowledge, high self efficacy, appropriate complementary feeding, and integrated health post visit.

Keywords: child nutritional status, family development session, integrated health post visit

Correspondence: Nisaus Zakiyah. Masters Program in Public Health, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Jl. Ir. Sutami 36A, Surakarta 57126, Central Java. Email: nizakiyaah@gmail.com. Mobile: +6285235948995.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/the7thicph.03.106

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