Education on Mercury Exposure from Fish and its Product in Elementary Students in Kenjeran Beach Area, Surabaya: A Study Protocol

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  • Trias Mahmudiono Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Eurika Zebadia Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5398-0132
  • Nur Sahila Department of Health Policy and Administration, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5572-6613
  • Diah Indriani Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Health Promotion, Public Health Faculty, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7584-2910
  • Stefania Widya Setyaningtyas Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3889/oamjms.2021.7329

Keywords:

Mercury, Fish, Food safety, Nutrition education

Abstract

Fish is one of the high protein food sources that could be found easily in Indonesia. recent trends in industrialization and human activity (e.g., agriculture) that started the degradation of environmental quality such as mercury contamination in fish. This problem has become a concern because the incident occurs more frequently and could affect the health condition both in the long and short term. A quasi-experimental study will be conducted at public school located in Kenjeran District, Surabaya. The framework of Health Behavior Model theory is used to educate the students on the danger of mercury contamination in fish and its products. This study aimed to increase the student’s knowledge on the danger of mercury contamination in fish and its products. This study targets elementary school children with total 135 students. The Universal Trial Number (UTN) of this study is U1111-1269-3728. This study also has been approved by the TCTR Committee with identification number TCTR20210913003.

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2021-11-10

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Mahmudiono T, Zebadia E, Sahila N, Indriani D, Setyaningtyas SW. Education on Mercury Exposure from Fish and its Product in Elementary Students in Kenjeran Beach Area, Surabaya: A Study Protocol. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2021 Nov. 10 [cited 2022 Aug. 14];9(E):1166-8. Available from: https://oamjms.eu/index.php/mjms/article/view/7329

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