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An Assessment of Weight for Height of Slum Dwellers Children Up To Five Years of Age
Mohan R. S.
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Rathi H.B.1*, Azad K.L.2 Bansal A.K.3, Mohan R. S.1 and Shrivastava P.K.1
1Dept. of Community Medicine, Govt. Medical College, Jagdalpur (Bastar) 494001
2Dept. of Pathology, Govt. Medical College, Jagdalpur (Bastar) 494001
3Professor and HOD, Dept. of Community Medicine, Govt. Medical College, Jagdalpur (Bastar) 494001
64 % malnourished children belong to 12 – 60 months of age group in comparison to their counterparts children (37.1 %) of 0 - <12 months of age. This difference on statistical analysis was found significant. Out of 267 males, 109 (40.8 %) were in normal grade of nutrition and 158 (59.2 %) were malnourished in comparison to their female counterparts 117 (40.6 %) normal and 171 (59.4 %) malnourished. These differences of male and female children were more or less similar and on application of statistical analysis the difference found in significant.
Under-Nutrition, Weight for Height.
Rathi H.B., Azad K.L, Bansal A.K., Mohan R. S., Shrivastava P.K.. An Assessment of Weight for Height of Slum Dwellers Children Up To Five Years of Age . Research J. Science and Tech. 2010; 2(4): 72-74 .
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