The Effectiveness of Mentoring Cadres in Baby Care in Blang Bintang Sub-District, Aceh Besar, Indonesia

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A number of babies born in Aceh were 100,365 people in 2018. About 1,189 babies were declared dead. One of the ways to reduce mortality is that a cadres mentoring program has been carried out in rural villages. To understand the effectiveness of cadre mentoring on baby care in Blang Bintang Sub-District Aceh Besar District. The method of this study with a cross-sectional design. The population was 205 of the infants in Blang Bintang sub-district in 2018. Samples were infants <12 months according to inclusion criteria, as many as 50 respondents. Data analysis using uni-variable analysis, varied with a statistical test of Chi-Square (χ2) and multiple variables using statistical test of logistic regression, with a 95% confidence interval (CI). Results. There is a consistently significant relationship between the effectiveness of cadre assistance to infant care with a p-value of 0.048. The results of statistical tests show that the existence of cadre mentoring provides effective results in improving infant care (CI = 1.17-12.19 ). Babies who get cadre assistance have a 3.77 times chance of getting better care compared to babies who don't get assistance. Cadre assistance is very effective for baby care and health promotion for mothers. Cadre assistance can also increase knowledge, provide health information, reduce infant and toddler morbidity and mortality.


Infants Care, Cadres Mentoring, Indonesia


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