Authors: 1Agung Suharto | 2Oedojo Soedirham | 3L. Dyson P.
1,2Faculty of Public Health, Airlangga University, Indonesia
2Faculty of Social & Political Science, Airlangga University
“Posyandu park” (“Posyandu / pos pelayanan terpadu” in Indonesian = “integrated service post” in English) is the development of Posyandu with additional services, namely early childhood development (ECD). This study aimed to analyze the influence of factors in social capital on the behavior of mothers to visiting “Posyandu park”. The design of this study was cross sectional. Research conducted in the Posyandu park in Magetan District, from April to December 2015. The study subjects were 390 mothers of children aged 3-5 years in 5 public health centers in Magetan, Indonesia. Furthermore, performed linear regression to analyze on the effect of age, gender, education, participation, proactivity citizen power, values norms outlook in life, diversity, sense of belonging, bridging social network, feeling of trust and safety, and reciprocity; on the visits of the mother to the Posyandu park (Y). Variables that significantly affect the visits of mothers to Posyandu park is education (p = 0.005), participation (p = 0.030), proactivity (p = 0.007), partnerships (p = 0.001), and reciprocity (p = 0.015).
Keywords: Posyandu, social capital, behavior