Relationship Between Age And Knowledge of Mothers on Early Weaning In The Working Area of The Muara Fajar Health Center


  • Yusmaharani Universitas Abdurrab
  • Rini Hariani Ratih Universitas Abdurrab
  • Nurmaliza Universitas Abdurrab



Early Weaning , Age, Knowledge


Breast milk is very important for the growth of babies, because it can increase antibodies and prevent stunting. Breastfeeding can be given until the baby is 2 years old. The purpose of this study was to find out whether there is a relationship between age and mother's knowledge of early weaning in the working area of ​​the Muara Fajar Health Center. This study used a cross sectional study approach. The population in this study were mothers who had toddlers aged less than 3 years, sampling was carried out by accidental side to 47 respondents. Data analysis using chi square. Statistical test results showed that there was no relationship between age and early weaning (P = 0.965 > 0.05), there was a relationship between knowledge and early weaning (P = 0.018 <0.05), odds ratio/OR = 0.186 meaning mothers who had knowledge lack of early weaning 0.186 times.


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How to Cite

Yusmaharani, R. H. . Ratih, and Nurmaliza, “Relationship Between Age And Knowledge of Mothers on Early Weaning In The Working Area of The Muara Fajar Health Center”, JIM, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 20–24, Jul. 2023.