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Journal : Jurnal Ilmu Pertanian Indonesia

Ketahanan Pangan dan Gizi serta Mekanisme Bertahan pada Masyarakat Tradisional Suku Ciptagelar di Jawa Barat Khomsan, Ali; Riyadi, Hadi; Marliyati, Sri Anna
Jurnal Ilmu Pertanian Indonesia Vol. 18 No. 3 (2013): Jurnal Ilmu Pertanian Indonesia
Publisher : Institut Pertanian Bogor

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Culture plays an important role in food availability and consumption pattern, which then affects nutritional status and health. The objectives of the study were to analyze (1) socio-economic characteristics of household, (2) nutritional status of children, and (3) coping mechanism to support food access. The study was conducted in Ciptagelar Traditional Community, West Java from March-October 2013. Total sample was 65 households. The average income per capita per month was Rp285.753,00 and total expenditure was Rp393.590,00. The underweight prevalence among children was 12.5%, stunting 31.2%, and wasing 12.5%. Coping mechanisms to face income constraint were buying cheaper foods, reducing kinds of food consumed, and changing food priority.