Abstract: bDiarrhea is still a public health problem in developing countries such as Indonesia , because they often arise in the form of Extraordinary Events ( KLB ) , and accompanied by high mortality , especially in eastern Indonesia . Clinically cause of diarrhea can be grouped into several broad categories, namely due to infection , malabsorption , allergies , poisoning , immunodeficiency and other causes , but often found in field or clinical is diarrhea caused by infection and poisoning. The cause of the diarrhea is strongly influenced by various factors such as nutritional status, habits or behaviors , environmental sanitation and so on .
This study aims to determine the energy and protein intake , nutritional status of children aged 1-5 years who have acute diarrhea in the department of Prof. BLU . Dr. . R.D. Kandou Manado . Samples were taken by 15 patients .
This research is a descriptive observational cross-sectional design in which the intake of energy, protein and nutritional status were measured at the same time . The population in this study were all children aged 1-5 years of diarrhea , which was treated in the department of Prof. IRINA E . Dr. . R.D. Kandou Manado . Samples were taken by means of sampling acidental .
The results showed that the study subjects had a mean age of 18.3 months , the nutritional status based on the value of z scores is normal with a mean intake that does not meet the standard requirements In conclusion, the results of Pearson correlation analysis showed that there is a very bermakana anatara nutritional status with an average intake of macro nutrients ( p < 0.01 ) , but there is no relationship between nutritional status with an average days of hospitalization ( p > 0.05 ) .
Penulis: Irza N. Ranti, Jufri Sineke, Vonny I.P. Piri
Kode Jurnal: jpkesmasdd130519