Tujuan : untuk melihat perilaku merokok didalam keluarga dengan terjadinya stunting pada anak usia balita. Methode : Penelitian ini menggunakan rancangan penelitian analitik korelasional dengan pendekatan cross sectional. Populasi penelitian adalah semua
Purpose: to see smoking behavior in the family with the occurrence of stunting in children under five.
Methode: This study uses a correlational analytic research design with a cross sectional approach. The study population was all mothers with toddlers aged 1-5 years at the Kaluku Bodoa Health Center in Makassar City, totaling 103 respondents, which was conducted on July 13-21 2021. Data analysis used the Chi-Square test.
Result: There is a relationship between smoking behavior in the family and the occurrence of stunting in children under five with a value of 0.025 (p <0.05).
Conclusion: Parents' smoking behavior influences the incidence of stunting, this is related to the effects of cigarette smoke which causes delays in the absorption of nutrients in children and affects the incidence of stunting related to the risk of occurrence (IUGR), which is one of the factors in the occurrence of stunting
Keywords: Smoking behavior, Stunting