Effectiveness of The Father Alert Android Application on Father's Knowledge and Support in Stunting Prevention in 2023

Authors : Marsia; Erni Juniartati; Dwi Sulistyawati

Volume/Issue : Volume 8 - 2023, Issue 10 - October

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DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10029945

Short stature or what is better known as stunting is a fairly complex health problem in Indonesia. The presence of disturbances in cognitive development in toddlers is a trigger that causes stunting. An innovative solution to preventing stunting is to provide education regarding the importance of the role of fathers in knowing children's nutrition and providing children with the right food. The research was carried out to find out whether the Android application for Dad Standby was effective or not. It is known that this application is an application that provides educational information to fathers in an effort to prevent stunting in the work area around the North Singkawang Community Health Center. Research is conducted with target populations father who has a baby in the area around the North Singkawang Community Health Center. 32 is the number of samples determined by the researchers in the research carried out which was divided into two, namely 16 respondents each in the intervention group and the control group. The data analysis used is Wilcoxon test and Mann Withney test. Mann Withney test shows a p value of 0.000 (<0.05), there is a significant difference in the level of knowledge and support of fathers between the intervention group and the control group. Conclusion, the father alert android application is effective in increasing the level of knowledge and support of fathers in preventing stunting. It is hoped that this research can be used as an intervention to prevent stunting in children and toddlers.

Keywords : Father Alert Android Application; Knowledge Level; Father Support; Stunting.


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