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International Journal of Home Science

2016, VOL. 2 ISSUE 3, PART F

A study on nutritional and health status of adult Gujjar women of Bandipora district of Kashmir

Author(s): Mahnoor Wani and Shafia Jan
Abstract:
Improper health and dietary intake in women of reproductive age can result in deficiency of several essential nutrients. Adequate nutritional status and proper dietary intake pattern of women improves maternal and child health. Thus, in this paper, an attempt has been made to investigate the nutritional status and health status of the Gujjar women in the age group 20-40 years of Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir. The sample for the study comprised of 50 women, purposively sampling technique has been used for the selection of sample. Anthropometric measurements, Clinical examination and dietary assessment have been conducted with the assistance of T-test in order to check the nutritional status of adult Gujjar women. Result revealed that women were found to consume diet deficient in calories, protein, calcium and iron. Thus nutritional status of women was found to be poor and they lacked general awareness related to health
Pages: 332-335  |  41 Views  224 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Mahnoor Wani and Shafia Jan. A study on nutritional and health status of adult Gujjar women of Bandipora district of Kashmir. International Journal of Home Science. 2016; 2(3): 332-335.
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