Behavioral Changes of Vegetables and Fruit Consumption of Pre School Children through Educative Snake and Ladder Game at RA Baiturrahman Village of Cipedes Subdistrict of Tasikmalaya City

  • Asep Mulyana
  • Nunung Nurjanah

Abstract

Vegetables and fruit consumption on children is still low, the national average, behavior of less  vegetables  and  fruit  consumption  of  pre-school  children  is  93,5%. This  is  followed  by  the pattern  of  infectious  disease  to  degenerative  and  metabolic  disease.  The  effort  to  improve  the consumption of vegetables and fruits is a snake and ladder game. This study aim to determine the behavior  (Psychomotor  Aspect)  of  vegetables  and  fruits  consumption  in  pre – school  children through educative snake and ladder game. Research design was quasi-experimental with pre-post test control  group  design.  Samples  are  preschool  children  with  stratified  random  sampling technique,  the number  of  sample are  40  children. The instrument  used is the  observation  format. Data analysis  used wilcoxon  test,  paired  sample  t-test and independent  sample  t  test. The  result shows  there is  difference  in  behavior  of  pre-school  children  before  and  after  intervention  with  p value 0,001, and there is difference of behavior after given intervention in intervention group and control  group  with  p  value  0,001.  It  is  expected  that  health  service  institutions  can  improve children`s  behavior  in  consuming  vegetables  and  fruit  through  health  education  to  every  pre- school age children that oriented on behavior change with the concept playing by learning.

Published
2018-01-02
How to Cite
MULYANA, Asep; NURJANAH, Nunung. Behavioral Changes of Vegetables and Fruit Consumption of Pre School Children through Educative Snake and Ladder Game at RA Baiturrahman Village of Cipedes Subdistrict of Tasikmalaya City. 2nd International Seminar on Global Health (ISGH), [S.l.], p. 402-407, jan. 2018. Available at: <http://repository.stikesayani.ac.id/index.php/isgh2/article/view/94>. Date accessed: 22 may 2019.
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