Konflik peran kerja-keluarga pada ibu bekerja terhadap perilaku obesogenis anak sekolah dasar


Almira Sitasari(1*), Madarina Julia(2), Toto Sudargo(3)

(1) Jurusan Gizi, Politeknik Kesehatan Kementerian Kesehatan Yogyakarta
(2) Bagian Ilmu Kesehatan Anak, Rumah Sakit Umum Pusat Dr. Sardjito/Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Gadjah Mada
(3) Program Studi Gizi Kesehatan, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Gadjah Mada
(*) Corresponding Author


Background: Childbearing pattern of parents greatly affects the healthy lifestyle of children including behaviors preventing children from obesity. Working mothers with a dual role at work and the family face challenges in doing so.

Objective: To identify the effect of work-family conflict in working mothers to obesogenic behaviors of elementary school children at Yogyakarta Municipality.

Method: This was a quantitative study with cross sectional design. Obesogenic behaviors were assessed using questionnaire of Family Health Behavior Scale. Role conflict was assessed using questionnaire of Work-Family Conflict filled by working mothers. Nutrition status of children was assessed using a parameter of body mass index by age with the standard of WHO 2007.

Results: The result of the study showed 47.73% of working mothers had high role conflict and 45.26% of children had high obesogenic behaviors. There was no effect of work-family conflict in working mothers to obesogenic behaviors of elementary school children at Yogyakarta. The influencing factors were family income (p<0.001); position/job type (p<0.001); gender (p<0.05); and nutrition status (p<0.05).

Conclusion: Work-family conflict in working mothers had no effect to obesogenic behaviors of elementary school children at Yogyakarta Municipality.


role conflict; working mothers; obesogenic behaviors; school children

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