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International Journal of Home Science

2019, VOL. 5 ISSUE 2, PART F

Assessment of nutritional status among adolescent girls

Author(s): Gunjan and Dr. Nishma Singh
Abstract:
Diet is a crucial determinant of health and nutritional status of people. We took this paper to check the nutrition status of adolescent girls. In this we shall get to know weather the nutrition scale of the adolescent girls is normal or not through BMI testing. For this purpose to check. We took two objectives: To assess the nutritional intake with RDA, To assess overweight and underweight by energy.
To complete these objectives we did a survey on adolescent girls. Survey was having sample tool questionnaire and sample size was 30. In this survey the adolescent girls were given the questionnaire in which they were asked to give their one day diet history. Then after we calculated their diet history and compares it with RDA. Through which we got to know that their dietary intake was very poor, and 33.33% were underweight, 66.66% were normal BMI. We calculated and the result was 46.66% girls were underweight 30% having the problem of deficiency and 23.33% were normal.
Pages: 338-340  |  45 Views  15 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Gunjan and Dr. Nishma Singh. Assessment of nutritional status among adolescent girls. International Journal of Home Science. 2019; 5(2): 338-340.
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