International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nutrition Science | Indonesia | Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020 | Rating: 6.8 / 10


Correlation Between Factors of Sedentary Behavior and Attitude Toward Nutritional Status in 4th and 5th Grade Students of State Elementary School, X Sub-District, East Jakarta

R. A. Vinca Meirani | Sutanto Priyo Hastono [2]


Abstract: Introduction: Obesity is not only caused by excessive carbohydrate, fat or protein intake but also lack of physical activity (Almatsier, 2003). Nationally, the problem of overweight in children aged 5-12 is still high. From 18.8 % children aged 5-12, 10.8 % of them is considered overweight and 8.8 % is considered very fat (obese). The lowest prevalence of fat is in East Nusa Tenggara (8.7 %) and the highest is in DKI Jakarta (30.1 %). Objective: To observe correlation between factors of sedentary behavior and attitude and nutritional status in 4th and 5th grade students of state elementary school, x sub-district, East Jakarta. Methods: This study employed cross sectional design using data obtained from interview and measurement. This study links the dependent variable (sedentary factor) and independent variables (attitude toward nutritional status) using a sample of 92 students in state elementary school, X sub-district, East Jakarta by employing total sampling method. The study was conducted in October 2018. Data analysis was carried out using univariate and bivariate analysis with chi square statistical tests. Results: From nutritional status based on Body Mass Index, 86 respondents (93.5 %) were categorized into abnormal nutritional status and 6 respondents (6.5 %) were categorized into normal. The results of statistical analysis shows contributing variables to nutritional status, namely consuming snacks, physical activities, and good attitude. Conclusion: The most dominan factor in the correlation between correlation between factors of sedentary behavior and attitude and nutritional status in 4th and 5th grade students of state elementary school, X sub-district, East Jakarta, is consuming snacks.


Keywords: Nutritional Status, Sedentary Behavior and Attitude


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020,


Pages: 1698 - 1702



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