The Social Determinants Of Stunting Among Children Under Five Years In Kotamobagu City

  • Hairil Akbar Universitas Negeri Makassar, Indonesia
  • Syamsu A. Kamaruddin Universitas Negeri Makassar, Indonesia
  • Arlin Adam Universitas Pejuang Republik Indonesia, Indonesia
Keywords: Stunting, Social Determinants, Kotamobagu


Stunting remains the priory of health programs in developing countries, especially Indonesia since the data from RISKESDAS (Basic Health Survey) 2018 found 30.8% of children were stunted. Stunting occurred due to multilevel factors including mother, child, household, and community. this study aimed to investigate the factors contributing the stunting among children aged 24 to 59 months. the mother of children aged 24 to 59 months joined this study and were chosen using a simple random sampling method. This study has been done in several community health centers in Kotamobagu City from May to July 2022. The outcome of this study was stunting, and the explanatory variables consist of 16 variables from child, mother, and household aspects. the final model found 5 variables had moderate significance to the stunting, such as a history of ANC (Antenatal Care) during pregnancy, birth weight, and family income. Family income was the most influencing factor related to stunting in this study. Income might be related to the power to purchase nutritious food such as meat, milk, fruits, and vegetables.


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How to Cite
Akbar, H., Kamaruddin, S. A., & Adam, A. (2022). The Social Determinants Of Stunting Among Children Under Five Years In Kotamobagu City. Proceeding International Conference on Innovation in Science, Education, Health and Technology, 1(1), 35-46. Retrieved from