FACTORS RELATED TO EXCLUSIVE BREAST FEEDING IN PUSKESMAS BUKIT HINDU PALANGKA RAYA CITY CENTRAL BORNEO 2012

  • Berthiana T Poltekkes Kemenkes Palangka Raya
  • Santhy K Samuel Poltekkes Kemenkes Palangka Raya
  • Tri Ratna Ariestini Poltekkes Kemenkes Palangka Raya
Keywords: factors, giving, exclusive breast feeding

Abstract

Backgrounds:The amount of baby that has given exclusive breast feeding in Central Borneo in 2009 is 21.032 (41,05%) from total 51.241. In Palangka Raya, there are 645 babies (12,82%) has given exclusive breast feeding. This data is not clearly confirm, is mother has only give breast feeding for the baby without added another food.According to the data from Puskesmas Bukit Hindu, there is 14 posyandu that continuesly and actively give health education about the utility of exclusive breast feeding. In January untill May 2012 the amount of mother that give exclusive breast feeding is 32 person.The problem is “Is the mother give exclusive breast feeding to the baby without added another food and the factors related to the exclusive breast feeding”. This research aims to know the factors related to exclusive breast feeding in Puskesmas Bukit Hindu, Palangka Raya, Cental Borneo.
Methods: analytic descriptive research, cross-sectional design research. The population is post partum and breast feeding mothers in Puskesmas Bukit Hindu, Palangka Raya, Central Borneo. The amount is 50 breast feeding mothers. Instrument of the research is quesioner.
Results: The youngest is 18 years and the oldest is 46 years, the averages (mean) is 27,86 years, median 28 years. The occupation of respondents is 39 mothers (78%) as housewife. The last education is highschool as much as 23 mothers (46%). The ethnic of respondents is Banjar as much as 16 mother (32%). The result of chi square analysis, there is no relationships between mother’s characteristic (ages, education and occupation) and attitude with the exclusive breast feeding in Puskesmas Bukit Hindu, Palangka Raya, Central Borneo. While the ethnic and knowledge has realitonships with the exclusive breast feeding, in which OR= 5,236 with P value = 0,701.
Conclusions: There is no relationships between mother’s characteristic (age, education and occupation) with the exclusive breast feeding in Puskesmas Bukit Hindu, Palangka Raya City. While the ethnic has relationships with the exclusive breast feeding. The knowledges has relationships with the exclusive breast feeding in Puskesmas Bukit Hindu. The mother’s attitudes has no relationships with the excluive breast feeding in Puskesmas Bukit Hindu, Palangka Raya City, Central Borneo.

Published
2015-07-19