Volume : IX, Issue : I, January - 2020

Impact of Socioeconomic factors on Nutritional Status of school aged children residing in an Urban Slum in India

Dr. Ranu Rawat, Dr. Manju L.

Abstract :

Background: Nutritional status of children is a by–product of a multitude of socioeconomic factors. Objectives:To study the impact of socioeconomic factors on nutritional Status of school aged children. Methods : A Cross sectional Study comprising of 400 school aged children was carried out in an urban slum in Meerut Results: A significant association was seen between nutritional status of children and educational status of both father and mother (P< 0.0001 for both) and also the occupation of father(P< 0.0001 ). No significant association was seen between occupation of mother (P= 0.228) and social class of the family(P=0.107 ). Conclusion: Socioeconomic factors have an impact on the nutritional status in school aged children.

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IMPACT OF SOCIOECONOMIC FACTORS ON NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF SCHOOL AGED CHILDREN RESIDING IN AN URBAN SLUM IN INDIA, Dr.Ranu Rawat, Dr. Manju L. PARIPEX-INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH : Volume-9 | Issue-1 | January-2020


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