RESIKO STUNTING TERHADAP KEJADIAN PENYAKIT INFEKSI DIARE PADA BALITA
The incidence of stunting in Indonesia is still quite high compared to other middle-income countries. Stunting is a chronic malnutrition problem caused by several factors during a child's growth period. At the beginning of life is the period that is most vulnerable to infection, especially during the early growth of children so that it is very at risk of stunting. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between a history of infectious diarrheal diseases and the incidence of stunting in children under two. This research method is observational analytic using a case control research design using a simple random sampling technique. The sample in this study were 30 respondents. The results of this study were that there was a significant relationship between a history of infectious diarrheal diseases and the incidence of stunting in children aged 7-24 months with a p-value of 0.001. The conclusion of this study is that a history of diarrheal infection has a significant relationship with the incidence of stunting in toddlers aged 7-24 months.