Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2010

ISSN Print :  0975-4393

ISSN Online :  2349-2988


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Nutritional Status of Children (0-60 Month) In Slums



Address:   Rathi HB, Bansal AK and Chauhan VKS
Deptt. of Community Medicine, Govt. Medical College, Jagdalpur (Bastar ) 494001
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ABSTRACT:
Assessment of nutritional status of children up to 5 years of age were carried out by taking in to account weight for age as per Indian Academy of Pediatrics Classification. On analysis of the collected data it has been observed that only 16.0 % of the children belong to normal grade 33.7 % were in grade – I and 37.8 % belong to grade – II malnutrition ,12.5 % children belong to severely undernourished category (Grade – III + IV).
KEYWORDS:
Nutritional Status, Malnourished.
Cite:
Rathi HB, Bansal AK, Chauhan VKS . Nutritional Status of Children (0-60 Month) In Slums. Research J. Science and Tech. 2009; 1(2):12-13 .
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