Abstract

Status of work is an attempt to change a person's income so that the needs are
met. In women who have a high activity or low income mothers so that mothers
can not allocate income to meet the nutritional intake of children aged 6-24
months with the well so that it can predispose a mother who has good knowledge
but has stunting.
The purpose of this study was to determine differences in the nutritional status of
children aged 6-24 months between working mothers and the mother does not
work. The research method uses analytic observation with a sampling technique is
simple random sampling conducted by cross sectional. Number samples are 71
respondents. How is the data collection observation and interviews.
Data analysis used contingency correlation coefficient t. Results of research
mengggunakan contingency coefficient t which shows the difference nutritional
status of children aged 6-24 months with working mothers and Differences
nutritional status of children aged 6-24 months with the mother does not work.
based on the level of significance (approx. Sig.) 0237 values obtained over the
criteria of significance of 0.05. Based on the results of the analysis, it is deduced
that the relationship between the two variables no significance or no difference in
the nutritional status of children 6-24 months between working mothers and
mothers do not work
Keywords: Nutritional Status, Toddler, Mother's Employment Status