Abstract

Diarrhea is the defecation with a liquid faeces or semi-liquid and the content of stools
more than 200 ml/24 hours. In developing countries is estimated at more than 5 million
children die every year from diarrhea. Diarrhea cases in Central Java was ranked second
with the data of outpatient visits in health centers and the ranked is 195.907, or 10.46% of
the 1,873,114 patients and inpatient in hospital for 12 719 or 36.27%, it menas diarrhea
including one incident Extraordinary (KLB) in Central Java. The results of a preliminary
study on the population with 5 people who were live at Kedondong village, three mothers of
children who had diarrhea of which mention had been treated in hospital. Two people among
those also explained that diarrhea disease in children is caused due to the provision of clean
water, food hygiene toddlers, and the factor of the perception that it is infectious diarrhea
directly. Based on this phenomenom, the authors interested in studying the effects of food
sanitation on the incidence of diarrhea in the village of the District Kedondong Sokaraja.
The design of the research is analytic survey with cross sectional approach. Bivariate
statistical tests in this study is done by using Chi Square test is used to estimate the frequency
of the investigated or analyzed the results of observation to determine whether there is a
relationship or a significant difference.


Keywords: sanitation, diarrhea, toddlers