Child Health Problems in Agricultural Setting

Lantin Sulistyorini, Peni Perdani Juliningrum, Ira Rahmawati, Eka Afdi


Besuki Residency well known at agricultural feld. Child and infant mortality in this area is high. Child health
problems of agricultural-oriented at Besuki Residency no one has research yet. This research uses quantitative
methods that are retrospectives that include child health problems since 2017 until 2018. Quantitative method
is used to collect data on patient characteristics (gender, disease, nursing problems, and age criteria) and illness
to the children’s disease based on agricultural that arise due to activities or agricultural climate. The sample
included 807 children at seven hospital scattered in several residency areas using quota sampling technic. Data
analysis uses confrmatory factor analyze (CFA), with parameter data estimation uses analysis of moment
structures. The result of p-values for health problems to gender = 0.033 (p<0.05), health problems to disease
= 0.008 (p<0.05), health problems to nursing problems = 0.000 (p<0.05), health problems to age criteria =
0.000 (p<0.05). Fit model value indicates that the model is perfect ft. Child health problems, especially such as
pneumonia, diarrhea, and malaria in the agricultural area with an agricultural perspective in the Besuki Residency
can affect gender, disease, nursing problems, and age criteria. So that these health problems require specifc
health interventions or programs according to the characteristics of gender, disease, nursing problems, and age
criteria. The nurse should have a mapping of nursing problems and special agriculture-oriented interventions.


Age criteria, agricultural, child, disease, gender, health problems, nursing problems

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