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