Differences of Nutrition Status on Fullday School and Non Fullday Schoolbasic Students

Keywords: Nutritional status, Elementary school students, Fullday school, Non fullday school


Differences in learning systems in primary schools make diet and nutritional status of learners change, this has an impact on health conditions. The purpose of this research is to know the difference of nutritional status in elementary school students of full day of school and non full day of school in the working area of Puskesmas Paron Ngawi district.

Quantitative research design with observational (non-experimental) research type, with cross sectional study design. The population is 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade of elementary school in SD Muhammadiyah 1 Paron which apply fullday school and SDN 3 Ngale system which apply non fullday school system with 76 respondents in proportional random sampling. The instruments used are repsonden characteristic data, 24 hour recall forms, scales, and microcopies. Then the results were analyzed using chi square test.

In statistical test with chi square test, it shows that in Pearson Chi Square, the value of Asymp is shown. Sig of 0.003. Because Asymp. Sig 0.003 <0.05 can be concluded that Ho is rejected. That is, there is different nutritional status of elementary school students full day of school and non full day of school in the area of PHC Paron Ngawi District.

Nutritional status and food intake directly related to the learning system fullday school and non fullday school, but it also affects the condition of learners. Knowledge of nutrition and good food is the key to prevention of infectious diseases that are common in elementary school students