Analysis the Influence of Taboo Food Knowledge and Compliance Consumes Fe Tablets with Anemia Incidence in Pregnant Women at Pesantren 1 Public Health Center Kediri

  • Nurwijayanti Nurwijayanti STIKes Surya Mitra Husada Kediri
  • Ira Nurdina
Keywords: Anemia, Compliance consume Fe Table, Knowledge of Taboo food, Diet


Pregnancy is a condition which is increasing in nutritional fulfillment, all nutrients are needed and there are even additives, but which often become deficiencies are energy, protein and some minerals such as Fe and calcium. Energy requirements in the first trimester increase until the end of pregnancy. Additional energy during the second trimester is necessary for the expansion of maternal tissue such as the addition of blood volume, uterine and breast growth, and fat accumulation. During the third trimester additional energy is used for fetal and placental growth. The purpose of this research is to analyze the influence of taboo food knowledge and compliance consumes Fe tablets with anemia incidence in pregnant women at Pesantren 1 Public Health Center Kediri. The research design used is quantitative research using cross sectional approach. The sampling technique used is simple random sampling with a sample of 110 respondents of pregnant women at Pesantren 1 Public Health Center Kediri. Data analysis technique used logistic regression test. The results showed that from the 110 respondents studied, it was found that 56 (50,9%) of the respondents had poor taboo knowledge and 52 (47,2%) of respondents were less compliance in consuming Fe tablet and the incidence of anemia in pregnant women was 63 respondents (57.1%). The results of the analysis using logistic regression test showed a significance value of 0.000 <(α = 0.05), meaning H0 rejected and H1 accepted, this means that there is influence, taboo food knowledge, with the incidence of anemia. Taboo food knowledge and compliance affects the incidence of anemia of 83, 0%. One effort to reduce anemia is by, the increase of knowledge of pregnant women and motivate the mother to consume Fe tablet and prevent anemia in pregnant women can be done, among others by: Fe from food, consuming adequate amounts of protein, consuming a variety of nutrient-rich foods that can increase Fe absorption, such as vitamin C. Reduced consumption of foods that could inhibit Fe absorption such as: fitat, fostat, tannin