Training Effectiveness on dasa Wisma Activist’s Knowledge Of Stunting and Prevention in The Working Area of Lebdosari Puskesmas in Semarang City
Malnutrition in Semarang City in 2015 was found as many as 39 cases with a prevalence according to BB / U over nutrition (4.36%), malnutrition (0.40%), under nutrition (3.54%) has increased. Whereas in 2014 there were 32 with the prevalence according to weight loss (4.75%), malnutrition (0.38%), malnutrition (2.73%) cases. This study aims to determine the effectiveness of training on knowledge dasa wisma activist regarding stunting in the work area of the Lebdosari puskesmas in the city of Semarang. This type of research is a quantitative study with a quasi-experimental design with one group pretest-posttest without control. The population of this study is the activist dasa wisma in the work area of Lebdosari Health Center in the city of Semarang totaling 30 people. The sampling technique used total sampling technique. Data collection used a questionnaire about stunting knowledge. Bivariate data analysis was performed using the Wilcoxon test. The results showed that the mean difference in knowledge 2 months after training and knowledge 1 month after training was 1.3. The Z value is -2.00 with a significance of 0.046, so it can be concluded that there is a significant difference in knowledge 2 months after training and knowledge 1 month after training. The recommendation of this research is for puskesmas to issue policies or programs for empowering cadres of dasa wisma in the form of health training, especially about stunting so that it can increase knowledge about stunting.
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