The Influence of Individual Characteristics on the Performance of Nutrition Program in Ambon City Public Health Center

Authors

  • Horib1 , Darmawansyah2 , Sukri Palutturi2 , Amran Razak2 , Yahya Thamrin3 , Rahmatia Yunus4 , Nurhayani2 , Anwar Mallongi4

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1521

Keywords:

Umur, Jenis Kelamin, Pendidikan, Kinerja, pelaksana gizi, Puskesmas

Abstract

Human Development, including education and health, is one of the three pillars that are indicators in the

development concept of Sustainabale Development Goals (SDGs). State nutrition status of Indonesia from

year to year shows improvements although still faced with various challenges that are quite severe. The

purpose of this research is to analyze the influence of individual characteristics (age, gender and education)

on the performance of nutrition Program in the Community Health center of Ambon. This type of research is

quantitative research with the design of Cross Sectional Study. The population in this study is all the energy

Center public Health that works in 22 public health centres as much as 54 people. Sampling techniques in

a total sampling way. The results showed that there were no age and gender relations with the performance

of the nutrition Program in the Community Health center of Ambon with the value P = 0138 and 0519.

However, there is an education relationship with the implementation of nutrition Program in the Public

health center of Ambon City with the value P = 0.004. Therefore, the Public health center can apply for a

nutritional officer to get a scholarship or provide facilities and to resupply the nutritional officers to pursue

higher education in order to make nutrition performance more maximal.

Author Biography

Horib1 , Darmawansyah2 , Sukri Palutturi2 , Amran Razak2 , Yahya Thamrin3 , Rahmatia Yunus4 , Nurhayani2 , Anwar Mallongi4

1 Reserach Scholar of Magister Program Department of Health Administration and Policy, Public Health

Hasanuddin University, 2Professor of Department of Health Administration and Policy, Public Health Hasanuddin

University, 3Doctor Department of Occupational Safety and Health, Public Health Hasanuddin University,

4 Lecturer of Faculty of economics and business, Hasanuddin University, 4 Professor of Environmental Health,

Public Health Hasanuddin University

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Horib1 , Darmawansyah2 , Sukri Palutturi2 , Amran Razak2 , Yahya Thamrin3 , Rahmatia Yunus4 , Nurhayani2 , Anwar Mallongi4. (2020). The Influence of Individual Characteristics on the Performance of Nutrition Program in Ambon City Public Health Center. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 926-931. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1521

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