The Relationship between MP-ASI Sanitation Hygiene and Mother's Personal Hygiene with the Incidence of Diarrhea in Toddlers
The impact of diarrhea in toddlers besides death is dehydration, growth retardation (failure to thrive), malnutrition and a negative impact on children's cognitive development. The aim of the study is the relationship between MP-ASI sanitation hygiene and maternal personal hygiene with the incidence of diarrhea in toddlers in the working area of the Harapan Raya Public Health Center. This type of research is a descriptive study with a cross sectional approach. The population in the study were toddlers aged 6-24 months in the working area of the Harapan Raya Public Health Center. Sampling by purposive sampling as many as 48 people. The statistical test uses Chi Square analysis with a 95% degree of confidence. The statistical test results showed that there was a relationship between maternal personal hygiene and the incidence of diarrhea in toddlers (p = 0.030) and there was no relationship between MP-ASI sanitation hygiene and the incidence of diarrhea (p = 0.252). The conclusion of this study is that the indication of the occurrence of diarrhea is 65%, while the indicator of not having diarrhea in children is 35%. It is recommended for puskesmas to further activate counseling related to risk factors for diarrheal disease in toddlers.