Sirajuddin1, Agustian Ipa1, Abdullah Tamrin1, Mustamin1, Manjilala1
1Jurusan Gizi, Politeknik Kesehatan Kemenkes, Makassar
Background: Fatty Foods (FF) and obesity are the two variables are related. Overnutritionfor the junior high school students in Makassar are overweight and obese repectiveliy 10.6% and 7.9%. Obesity is positive as the metabolic syndrome. The purpose of this study was to analyze the correlation of obesity with FF in junior high school students in the city of Makassar.
Method: Design study is cross sectional, samples zise of 404 students were taken from four of which Junior High School SMPN 6, 17, 12 and 32 of Makassar. Sampligby quota sampling every school of 100 students and proportionately in class II and III.Data collected are food intake and antropometric. Analysis of food intake at risk by the Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) and obese with a Body Mass Index (BMI) to measure Height and weight. Processing and analysis of data using SPSS for windows program.Spearman Correlation statistical test with the significance of 95%.
Results: The results that obesity status is positively correlated with the consumption of fatty foods. (P = 008). Consumption of fatty foods positively correlated with sweet foods (p = 0.000), offal (p = 0.001), preserved (0.003), caffeine (0.042), and baked foods (p = 0.031).
Conclusion: The conclusion that higher consumption of fatty foods, the incidence of obesity among junior high school students more real. Recommendations from this study istackle obesity in junior high school students in Makassar is to limit consumption of fatty foods.