Kecukupan dan Status Gizi Siswa SMU Dharma Pancasila Medan Serta Kaitannya Dengan Indeks Prestasi
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The objective of the study was to analyze the association of nutritional status and academic performance (academic record) among Senior High School students of Dharma Pancasila Medan. A sample−38 students− was taken purposively from the certain class. Data collected were body weight, body height, academic record, and food consumption of students. Above of 50% of students (22 persons) were in normal nutritional status. Fourteen of students (36,84%) were lean. Meanwhile, two of them were obese. The level of energy and protein intake was very low. The number of students who had balance food consumption were 10 (26,32%) and 17 persons (44,74%), for carbohydrate and fat contribution, respectively. In average, students were able to satisfy the requirement of vitamin A, but vitamin C and iron. It could be concluded that there was no significant relationship between nutritional status and academic record among senior high schools.