The Relationship between Dietary Patterns and Nutritional Knowledge with the Nutritional Status of Bajo Tribe Pregnant Women in Duruka District, Muna Regency

Trees ., Saktian Taskawati


Nutritional status of pregnant women is strongly influenced by food intake and the presence of an infectious disease. Another factor that also affects the nutritional status of pregnant women is the diet and nutritional knowledge of pregnant women. This study aims to determine the relationship of diet and nutrition knowledge with nutritional status of bajo tribe pregnant women in Muna Regency, Southeast Sulawesi Province. This study is an analytical study with approach cros sectional study. The number of samples selected is 35 people. Sampling by total sampling method. The data collection was done by interview using questionnaire tools. The results of the study showed that the diet of pregnant women was mostly 60% classified as poor, and the knowledge of pregnant women was mostly 54.3% classified as lacking. The results of statistical analysis using the test chi-square showed that between diet and nutritional status of pregnant women (p=0.023), between the level of knowledge with the nutritional status of pregnant women (p=0.730). There is a significant relationship between dietary pattern and nutritional status of pregnant women, and there is no significant relationship between the level of knowledge with the nutritional status of pregnant women.


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