Factors Cause Eating Difficulty to Preschool Children Aged 3-6 Years

  • Maria Anita Yusiana STIKES RS. Baptis Kediri
  • Sigit Minarso STIKES RS. Baptis Kediri
Keywords: Eating difficulty, Preschool, Children

Abstract

Background: Eating difficulty is often experienced by preschool children. Problems often happen such as colic, vomiting, and refusing to eat. Eating difficulty to children occurs to healthy children and increase to children with developmental delays. The research objective is to describe the factors that cause eating difficulty to preschool children aged 3-6 years in Baptist Kindergarten Setia Bakti Kediri

Method: The research design was descriptive. The population was children aged 3-6 years in Baptist Kindergarten Setia Bakti Kediri as many as 68 respondents using purposive Sampling. The variable was the factors cause eating difficulty to preschool children aged 3-6 years. The data were collected using questionnaires.

Result: The Result of this study is the difficulty of eating in preschool children (3-6 years) in Kindergarten Setia Bakti Kediri on the indicator of congenital abnormalities no difficulty in eating obtained 30,8%, and on psychological indicators no difficulty in eating was 19,1%.

Conclussion: This study shoued that most prescoolers did not have difficulty in eating factor.

Published
2018-09-18