Siti Rahayu Nadhiroh
Departemen Gizi Kesehatan, Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Airlangga
Alamat korespondensi :
Lebak Regency is categorized as underdeveloped regency based onthe criterion of State Ministry for acceleration development backward regions.Therefore, healthy villages program have been launched in Lebak Regency as an intervention effort in health related sector. 3 of 5 pillars of healthy villages program are sanitation and clean water availability and balance nutrition. Balance nutrition consumption pattern will result good nutritional status. The aim of this research was to analize sanitation, clean water and nutritional status of under-five children profile in Lebak regency in the period 2009- 2013. This was an observational research using secondary data. This study was a part of
healthy villages program in 2014. Data obtained from health profile of Lebak regency in 5 years from 2009 to 2013 that published in 2014 Healthy Villages Report . Data were displayed in the form of graphics and tables to show the number and trends. Research result showed that there were increasing percentages of household who have accessed clean water in 5-year period. However,there were only 59,7% residents who could access the water in 2013. The percentage of sanitation access rose slightly from 46,19% in 2009 to 59,9% in 2013. There were missing data about severe underweight children percentagein 2012 and 2013. Fortunately, there were under red line data as a sign for underweight status. The percentage of under red line childrendropped dramatically along the period, started from 24.7% in 2009 to 1.3 % in 2013. It can be concluded that the increasing percentage of household who could access the clean water and sanitation run slowly during the period. In contrast, the percentage of underweight status for under-five children has been successfully reduced. It is recommended for local government to do acceleration efforts in increasing clean water and sanitation access as basic need of Lebak residents.
Keywords : Lebak Regency, sanitation, clean water, nutritional status