The Effect Of Health Education About Stunting On The Knowledge Of Pregnant Women At The Godong Health Center 1
Pengaruh Pendidikan Kesehatan Tentang Stunting Terhadap Pengetahuan Ibu Hamil Di Puskesmas Godong 1
Keywords:Health Education, Knowledge, Pregnant women, Stunting.
Background: Stunting is a global problem, especially in lower middle-class countries with low nutritional status. It is known that data on stunting cases at the Godong 1 Health Center were found to increase from 443 cases in 2020 to 555 in 2021. Purpose: to determine the effect of health education about stunting on pregnant women's knowledge at Godong 1 Health Center. Method: This type of research is a quasy experiment with a pretest and posttest design. The sample for this study were 175 pregnant women at the Godong 1 Health Center. The data collection tool in this study used a questionnaire which was then analyzed bivariately using Wilcoxon. Results: The majority of respondents had sufficient knowledge (before health education), namely 78 (44%) pregnant women and had good knowledge (after health education), namely 146 (84%) pregnant women, while the results of the analysis indicated that there was an effect of health education on the level of knowledge pregnant women at the Godong Health Center 1 (p-value 0.000). Conclusion: There is an effect of health education about stunting on the knowledge of pregnant women at the Godong Health Center 1.