Perbedaan Pola Kebiasaan Makan Antara Anak Status Gizi Baik dan Anak Status Gizi Kurang di Sekolah Dasar GMIM Tumani Kecamatan Maesaan

  • Grace K.L. Langi Jurusan Gizi Politeknik Kesehatan Kemenkes Manado
  • Henry S. Imbar Jurusan Gizi Politeknik Kesehatan Kemenkes Manado
  • Nita R. Momongan Jurusan Gizi Politeknik Kesehatan Kemenkes Manado
Keywords: pattern of eating habits, good nutrition, less nutrition


This lack of nutrients has bad consequences for schoolchildren, which can decrease interest in learning,
concentration and intelligence, the next turn is the mastery of science, skills and technology is very
superficial and minimal so lag, poverty and ignorance is still undermining our nation. In addition, less
nutrition can weaken the immune system, stunted growth and weak competition power. This research was
conducted on students at SD GMIM Tumani Kecamatan Maesaan. The purpose of this research is to
know the difference of eating habits between the children of good nutritional status and the children of
nutritional status is less in the SD GMIM Tumani Maesaan District, while specifically aimed to assess the
difference of food intake, food frequency and menu arrangement between children with good nutritional
status and children with less nutritional status. This research is an ex post facto research, cross sectional,
with sample number 57 children. Methods to determine eating patterns by interview and documentation,
anthropometric measurements were used to determine nutritional status. Eight of the 57 samples have less
nutritional status. Because there is one cell (category) that is worth zero, ie the category of nutritional
status is less then used Exact Fisher test. With p value of 0,040 <0,05 with significance level 5% and d.b.
= 1, it can be concluded there is a significant difference between the pattern of good eating habits and not
good with good and poor nutrition status.