Eva Wulansari1 | Dewi Rokhmah2* | Zarah Puspitaningtyas3
1 Graduate Student, Magister Program of Public Health Education, Jember University, East Java (Indonesia),
2Public Health, Lecturer, Faculty of Public Health Education, Jember University, East Java (Indonesia)
3Faculty of Social and Political Sciences Lecturer, Jember University, East Java (Indonesia)
Nutritional status is one of the indicators of health which is a health problem that is an indicator of concern, because some have increased the possibility of prevention and control. Puskesmas are the front line in organizing first-level public and individual health efforts. Puskesmas has a duty to realize health policies to achieve the goals of health development in work areas. In carrying out its duties, the puskesmas has a function to provide basic health services in a comprehensive, sustainable, and quality manner. This research is a quantitative descriptive study using a cross-sectional design. The population of this study were 45 Puskesmas in Banyuwangi Regency classified according to puskesmas accreditation: 1) Group A (Puskesmas with primary accreditation): 12 Puskesmas x 3 = 36 2) Group B (Puskesmas with intermediate accreditation): 30 Puskesmas x 3 = 90. Respondents in the study were all Puskesmas staff consisting of doctors, nurses / midwives and nutrition staff at the Puskesmas which were the analysis units in Banyuwangi Regency when the research was carried out. The sampling method used was total sampling. The research variables were Human, Method, Machine, Information and the incidence of malnutrition. The statistical test used in this study is a structural equation model using statistics, this research was conducted in December 2019, the instrument used in this study was a questionnaire. The results of this study are that the machines (facilities and infrastructure) in the health center are inadequate, especially the mismatch in the conditions of the nutrition consultation room and the equipment and supporting equipment. The consultation room has a significant influence on the aspects of the machine, where incomplete nutrition service equipment and supplies can affect the quality and quantity of services provided. Low incidence of uruk nutrition that occurs in all major accredited health centers. The health promotion media in the health center must be used optimally so that people pay attention to nutrition for children’s development and growth.
Keywords: community health center, information, nutritional status