alexa Determinants of Nutritional Status of School Children.
Nutrition

Nutrition

Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Author(s): Mukherjee R, Chaturvedi S, Bhalwar R

Abstract Share this page

Abstract BACKGROUND: A cross sectional study was carried out to determine the nutritional status of school children in Army School, Pune. METHODS: Anthropometric survey of 760 school children was carried out and compared against the NCHS/WHO reference standards to determine their nutritional status. Associations of nutritional status with socio-economic status, education status of parents, mothers working status and family size were determined. RESULT: The prevalence of stunting was 13.81\%, wasting 6.71\% and under nutrition 9.87\%. Mothers' educational level, wasting, socio economic status and family size were significantly associated with the nutritional status of the child. CONCLUSION: Maternal educational status, socio-economic status and family size are important determinants of nutritional status of school children.
This article was published in Med J Armed Forces India and referenced in Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

  • Food & Beverages
    July 27-29, 2017 Chicago, USA
  • Food Processing & Technology
    October 02-04, 2017 London, UK
  • Public Health, Epidemiology & Nutrition
    November 13-14, 2017 Osaka, Japan
  • Food Processing & Technology
    December 05-07, 2016 San Antonio, USA
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords