Submission Title: Hubungan Tingkat Pengetahuan Ibu tentang Pemberian Nutrisi yang Tepat dengan Status Gizi Berdasarkan Grafik KMS pada Balita di Desa Batukerbuy Kecamatan Pasean Kabupaten Pamekasan
Nutrition is a process of organisms using food consumed normally through the process of absorption, transportation,
storage, metabolism and expenditure of substances that are not used to maintain life, growth and normal function of
organs and produce energy. One of the nutritional status of children under five is influenced by factors of socioeconomic
conditions, including maternal education, employment of mothers, number of children, knowledge and
parenting, as well as the overall economic condition of parents. This research was conducted to find out whether
there was a relationship between family socio-economic conditions on the nutritional status of children under five.
Whereas in the districts of July 2016, there were 163 children under five. There were 7 children who experienced
malnutrition, and 21 children who experienced malnutrition and 135 children experienced good nutrition (82.82%).
The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship of the level of knowledge of mothers about the provision
of proper nutrition with nutritional status based on Kms graphs on toddlers in Batukerbuy Village, Pasean
Subdistrict, Pamekasan Regency in 2018. This research is a kind of correlative description with a quantitative
approach. The study was conducted in Batukerbuy village, Pasean Subdistrict, Pamekasan Regency, from March to
May 2018. Subsequent collection using Simple Random Sampling with a total sample of 126 mothers who have
children under five. The dependent variable is the nutritional status of children based on the KMS graph and the
dependent variable is the level of knowledge of mothers in providing nutrition. The dependent and independent
variables are measured using questionnaires and KIA books. Data analysis using the Spearman rank rank test. From
the analysis of partial test obtained value value = 0,026 < = 0,05. means that there is a relationship between
mother's knowledge about providing appropriate nutrition with nutritional status based on KMS in infants. This is
supported by mother's knowledge, information and experience. Nutritional status of toddlers is strongly influenced
by the knowledge of mothers about providing appropriate nutrition, so it is expected that the community, especially
mothers who have toddlers can increase knowledge from counseling and information about nutrition from health
centers and other media.
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