Factors associated with toddler development

  • Idris Idris Muslim University Indonesian, Indonesia
  • St. Aminah Ali University Islamic Makassar, Indonesia
  • Desi Eka Pratiwi University Islamic Makassar, Indonesia
  • Andi Nursiah University Muslim Indonesia
Keywords: education, history of chronic diseases, history of childbirth


Introduction: Children are the nation's next generation; therefore, they need quality children to achieve a good future for the nation. Growth and development experience a rapid increase at an early age, namely from 0-5 years.

Objective: This study knows the factors related to toddler development.

Method: The research design uses correlational with a cross-sectional approach. The population of this study was all toddlers, as many as 250 toddlers. The sample of 71 toddlers used the sampling technique of proportionate random sampling. Test data analysis using the chi-square test, continue correction, and alternative Fisher’s exact test.

Results: This study showed a significant association between nutritional status (p = 0.04), history of chronic disease (p = 0.01), education (p = 0.04), history of childbirth (p = 0.03), stimulation (p = 0.04) with toddler development and there was no significant relationship between socioeconomic (p = 0.71) and toddler development.

Conclusion: there is a relationship between nutritional status, history of chronic disease, education, history of childbirth, and stimulation with toddler development. Health workers should be advised to detect child growth and development early by looking at the history of chronic diseases suffered and stimulating toddlers for optimal development.


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Author Biographies

Idris Idris, Muslim University Indonesian, Indonesia

Department of Public Health Sciences

St. Aminah Ali, University Islamic Makassar, Indonesia

Program Study Nursing

Desi Eka Pratiwi, University Islamic Makassar, Indonesia

Program Study Nursing

Andi Nursiah, University Muslim Indonesia

Department of Public Health Sciences


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How to Cite
Idris, I., Ali, S., Pratiwi, D., & Nursiah, A. (2024). Factors associated with toddler development. Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan Sandi Husada, 13(1), 54-61. https://doi.org/10.35816/jiskh.v13i1.1168

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