HUBUNGAN PENGETAHUAN DAN SIKAP REMAJA PUTRI TENTANG PENCEGAHAN ANEMIA DEFISIENSI BESI DI MTS PAKEL KABUPATEN TULUNGAGUNG

Arlinah;Riza Tsalatsatul Mufida;Erma Retnaningtyas

ABSTRACT

Anemia is reduced to below normal mature red blood cells that carries oxygen throughout the network run by a protein called hemoglobin ( Hb ) with normal levels between 11.5 to 16.5 g / dL for women and 12.5 – 18.5 g / dL for men – men . One adolescent nutritional problems associated AKI is iron deficiency anemia . The purpose of the study to analyze the relationship between knowledge and attitudes of young women about the prevention of iron deficiency anemia of student at Pakel Tulungagung subdistrict. The study design was cross sectional study. The population is young women in junior All Pakel , sample 68 respondents with a sampling technique with total sampling . The independent variable knowledge about the young women of iron deficiency anemia , the dependent variable attitudes of young women about the prevention of iron deficiency anemia . Data was collected using a questionnaire and then performed statistical analysis chi-square with 5% significance level. The results showed 53 (77.94 %) have a good knowledge and 37 (54.41%) to be positive about the prevention of iron deficiency anemia . Chisquare statistical test results obtained price chi square (13 257 > 5.99), so that Hi is accepted and Ho is rejected , meaning that there is a relationship. Cmax values obtained with the value of Q = 0.707 0.571 means there is moderate correlation between the attitudes of young women with knowledge about the prevention of iron deficiency anemia in student at MTs Pakel Tulungagung districts. Young women expected more able to maintain and improve knowledge and attitudes , to seek information about the prevention of iron deficiency anemia , not only through education in the classroom but also through the health care team , the mass media or electronic media so that young women can be more proactive in doing treatment of iron deficiency anemia earlier .

Keywords : Knowledge, Attitude, teen daughter, Iron Deficiency Anemia