Siti Helmyati1,Mohammad Juffrie2,Endang Sutriswati Rahayu3,BJ. Istiti Kandarina4
1Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, UGM, Yogyakarta
2Department of Child Health, General Hospital Dr. Sardjito, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
3Faculty of Food Technology, UGM, Yogyakarta
4Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, UGM, Yogyakarta
The role of gut microbiota in human health is highly understandable. Recent research highlights the influence of geographical terms in gut microbiota composition. Unfortunately, baseline data of microbiota composition in children are limited. We compared the number of fecal microbiota of children, ages 9-12 years, living in Kulon Progo (KP), Yogyakarta with same age children in West Lombok (WL), West Nusa Tenggara. The study was an observational study with comparative design.