Penyimpanan Garam, Kualitas Yodium dan Kadar yodium dalam Urin pada Ibu Hamil di Puskesmas Ampel II Boyolali
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Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD) is health problem faced by many people.The risk factors of IDD include the storage, quality of iodized salt and mounain area that have low yodium level. Ampel health center II is place in mountain area that risk have low yodium level. Those who are vulnerable to the effects of iodine deficiency are pregnant women. To find out the adequacy of iodine in pregnant women we can use urine iodine excretion. Purpose the study to determine the relationship between storage, quality of iodized salt and iodine content of of pregnant women’s urine in Ampel health center II Boyolali. This study is an observational research with cross sectional approach. The sample of this study are 50 pregnant women selected by systematic sampling. The data salt storage is collected through questionnaire, the iodized salt quality is tested using qualitative test and the level of urinary iodine is tested using acid digestion method. The statistic test used is Fisher test. The result shows that 84 % respondent did not store the salt correctly, 96 % yield enough iodized salt, 72 % respondent prove to have abnormal urinary iodine level. Storage fisher test results with urine iodine levels obtained p = 0.03. Salt quality fisher test results with urine iodine levels obtained p = 1.00. There is a significant relationship between the storage of iodized salt with urine iodine level, but there is no significant relationship between the quality of salt with urine iodine level. The knowledge about how to store iodized salt should be increased.