The Effectiveness Of Women Empowerment In Preventing The Risk Of Anemia In The Sukun District, Malang City

  • Sabilatu Assalamah Politeknik Kesehatan Kemenkes Malang

Abstract

Anemia is one of the health problems in the world, especially in developing countries. Anemia in women of childbearing age (WUS) is caused by iron deficiency caused by an unhealthy and inadequate diet. The study is purposed to analyze the effectiveness of group empowerment in improving the knowledge and attitudes of WUS related to diet to reduce the risk of anemia in the Ciptomulyo Health Center working area. The type of research used is quantitative research with a simple random sampling technique using a single group pre-post design with a sample of 46 respondents. The knowledge and attitude data collection techniques using questionnaires, checklist sheets, and observation sheets. Knowledge data was processed using the Wilcoxon Test, while attitudes used the Likert Scale. The results showed that before the empowerment of WUS, the pre-test result found that 50% of WUS had knowledge and attitudes below the average. Meanwhile, after empowerment and data collection through the post-test, it was found that the increase in knowledge was 93.47%, while the attitude of WUS increased to 62.9%. This study proves that empowerment regarding diet as an effort to prevent anemia is effective in changing the attitude and knowledge level of WUS.

Published
2024-05-03
How to Cite
ASSALAMAH, Sabilatu. The Effectiveness Of Women Empowerment In Preventing The Risk Of Anemia In The Sukun District, Malang City. The Journal of Public Health Promotion, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 1-7, may 2024. Available at: <https://ojs.poltekkes-malang.ac.id/index.php/edupro/article/view/4235>. Date accessed: 20 june 2024.