Health education lecture method to increase posyandu cadres' knowledge about stunting prevention in children

  • Indrawati Aris Tyarini Universitas Sains Al-Qur'an Jawa Tengah di Wonosobo, Indonesia
  • Asridawati Akib Politeknik Sandi Karsa, Indonesia
  • Fithri Ratnasari UPTD Puskesmas Pasirkaliki Kota Bandung, Indonesia
  • Tunggul Sri Agus Setyaningsih STIKes RS Dustira, Indonesia
  • Ari Setyawati Universitas Sains Al-Qur'an Jawa Tengah di Wonosobo, Indonesia
Keywords: health education, knowledge of posyandu cadres, stunting


Introduction: Stunting is a serious health problem in children, especially in developing countries. Sufficient knowledge about stunting prevention is essential for Posyandu cadres, as they play a role in providing information and support to mothers and children in the community.

Objective: evaluate the effectiveness of the lecture method in increasing the knowledge of Posyandu cadres about stunting prevention in children.

Method: This type of research uses a quantitative approach. In this study, using a group of health posyandu cadres, stunting knowledge was given using the lecture method. The population in the study of cadre mothers was 60 people, with a sample size of 36 people, using purposive sampling. Measuring instruments use questionnaire instruments and analysis results are in the form of descriptive data equipped with tables.

Results: based on statistical test wilcoxon test Asymp.Sig. (2-tailed) P Value 0.000 ≤ 0.05 means that there is an increase in knowledge between before and after educational intervention with the lecture method.

Conclusion: The lecture method is effective in increasing the knowledge of Posyandu cadres about stunting prevention in children. It is hoped that the results of this study can be the foundation for a broader health education program to overcome the problem of stunting in children in the community.


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Author Biographies

Indrawati Aris Tyarini, Universitas Sains Al-Qur'an Jawa Tengah di Wonosobo, Indonesia

Nursing Study Program

Asridawati Akib, Politeknik Sandi Karsa, Indonesia

Midwifery Study Program

Fithri Ratnasari, UPTD Puskesmas Pasirkaliki Kota Bandung, Indonesia

Department of Medicine

Tunggul Sri Agus Setyaningsih, STIKes RS Dustira, Indonesia

Nursing Study Program

Ari Setyawati, Universitas Sains Al-Qur'an Jawa Tengah di Wonosobo, Indonesia

Nursing Study Program


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How to Cite
Tyarini, I., Akib, A., Ratnasari, F., Agus Setyaningsih, T., & Setyawati, A. (2024). Health education lecture method to increase posyandu cadres’ knowledge about stunting prevention in children. Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan Sandi Husada, 13(1), 62-68.

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