THE RELATIONSHIP OF PREDISPOSING FACTORS TO THE PRESENCE OF MOTHERS IN UTILIZING POSYANDU FOR TODDLER WEIGHING
Keywords:Age, Education Level, Work, Posyandu
Introduction: Predisposing factors are people's knowledge and attitude toward health, tradition and public confidence in matters relating to health, and value systems embraced by the community. Posyandu is one form of Community-resources Health Effort which is managed and run from, b, for and together the community in the implementation of health development. The presence of mothers in utilizing posyandu for toddler weighing important to do considering the current growth rate of infants is more increasing. Objective: This study aims to determine the relationship of predisposing factors with the attendance of mothers in utilizing posyandu for toddler weighing. Methode: The type of this research is quantitative analytical with Cross Sectional approach, and sampling technique using proportional random sampling. Of the population as much 296, number of samples meeting the inclusion criteria of 82 people. Results : Results show the majority of samples 20-35 years as much as (58.5), with junior high school level of (34.1%), as well as less knowledge level as much as (58.5%). The majority sample works (63.4%) with the majority income of low socioeconomic level (65.9%), and bad behavior frequency as much as (82.9%). Conclusion : there is a predisposing factor relationship (age, education, knowledge, work and socioeconomic) with the presence of mothers in utilizing posyandu for weighing toddler because, p-value = 0.000 and a = 0.05 so p-value <a.