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Stunting is an indicator of children’s welfare and a reflection of social inequality. The stunting prevalence in Indonesia ranks fifth in the world, in 2018 it is still above the national target of 30,8%. The scope of the causes of stunting is wide ranging from toddlers themselves, households to the community. This study aims to determine the factors that influence the occurrence of stunting in Indonesia. This research is a non-reactive study because it only carries out secondary data collection obtained from the 2017 Nutritional Status Monitoring (PSG) and Socio-Economic Survey (Susenas) research data. The analysis shows that the factors that influence stunting are household factors that have access to proper sanitation (p value = 0,037). Exclusive ASI variable, toddler weighing> 4 times, energy adequacy, protein sufficiency and poverty did not affect stunting. The factors that influence stunting are the percentage of households that have access to proper sanitation, but are only able to explain 37,2% for stunting. The cause of multifactor stunting, the need to involve other causes such as infection, cases of diarrhea in this analysis that can arise due to low access to proper sanitation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1845-1850
Number of pages6
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2019


  • Sanitation
  • Stunting
  • Toddler


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