The Relationship between The Diet Pattern with Nutritional Status of Pregnant Woman of Dayak Kenyah Tribe in Tabang Sub-District, Kutai Kartanegara Regency in 2014


  • Aminah Toaha
  • Suryani As
  • Veny Hadju
  • Burhanudin Bahar


diet, nutritional status, pregnant women.


Based on the data, there is a lack of nutritional status of pregnant women in Dayak Kenyah tribe. Diet is an effort for improving the nutritional status by fulfills the needs of pregnant women. The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between diet and nutritional status of pregnant women in Dayak Kenyah tribe. The study design is a cross sectional in which the diet (type of food, frequency of meals, and method) as an independent variable and nutritional status as the dependent variable. The population is all of Dayak Kenyah pregnant women, who live in Tabang Sub-district with 72 respondents as the samples. Data were collected by questionnaire as Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) and calculation of nutritional status as measured by measurement of Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC) and Hemoglobin (Hb). Data analysis using SPSS programe by using the chi-square at a significance level of


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Toaha, A., As, S., Hadju, V., & Bahar, B. (2015). The Relationship between The Diet Pattern with Nutritional Status of Pregnant Woman of Dayak Kenyah Tribe in Tabang Sub-District, Kutai Kartanegara Regency in 2014. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR), 24(1), 330–341. Retrieved from