DIFFERENT EATING HABITS TINUTUAN AS LOCAL FOOD ON RURAL AREA AND URBAN AREA IN NORTH SULAWESI PROVINCE
Culinary tinutuan commonly known to the general public with manado porridge consumed by all walks of life, ie both in urban and rural areas. Culinary tinutuan use local food to be an icon in Manado urban communities although derived from the eating habits of rural communities in Minahasa District. The purpose of this research is to know the difference of culinary eating pattern of tinutuan as local food in rural area of Pineleng Health Center and urban Puskesmas Bahu in North Sulawesi Province. Type of descriptive analytic research with cross sectional approach. The population in this study were all outpatients with 96 samples, 48 Puskesmas Pineleng and 48 Puskesmas Bahu. The results showed significant differences were found in culinary form of tinutuan between urban and rural population using t test (p = 0,007). Most urban residents favor the thick form (79.1%) while the rural population is only 62.5%. However, there was no significant difference between culinary eating times between urban and rural populations (p <0.000). Based on the research concluded that the frequency and shape of culinary culinary tinutuan there is a difference, while the time to eat culinary tinutuan in the morning and all the time is the same percentage in rural communities and urban communities. Suggestions and recommendations that can be submitted are the results of this study can be used as a reference for further research and can develop this research in different dimensions, as well as the process of learning local content. In addition, people are expected to pay more attention to the health value in eating culinary tinutuan not the value of form and time.