The Number of Stunting Cases Based on Chronic Energy Deficiency (CED) in the North Buton Regency
Household food shortage has detrimental effects on the children. The objective of this study was to describe the number of stunting cases based on chronic energy deficiency (KEK) in the North Buton Regency. This is a survey research utilizing the health report data of the North Buton Regency Health Office for the 2018-2020 period, which include the data for exclusive breastfeeding, infant health services as well as complete neonatal visits (KN3). The type of research data is numerical. The research data is presented in the form of a graph with narration. In the North Buton Regency, the data shows that in the 2018-2020 period the highest number of stunting cases occurred at the Kulisusu Health Center with 205 cases, the lowest in 2019 at the Kambawo Health Center with as few as 2 cases. Related to the cases of caloric energy deficiency, at the Kulisusu Health Center in 2018 there was 6.3%, while the stunting rate in 2019 was the lowest at the Kambawo Health Center with the proportion of KEK at 26.09%.
Keywords: Stunting, toddlers, chronic energy deficiency
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