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International Journal of Home Science

2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 1, PART G

A study on the nutritional assessment of arthritis patients in Sultanpur district

Author(s): Shashi Bharti, Kiran Agrahari, Dr. Mamta Jaiswal and Archana Singh
Abstract:
Arthritis is a term often used to mean any disorder that affects joints. Symptoms generally include joint pain and stiffness. Other symptoms may include redness, warmth, swelling, and decreased range of motion of the affected joints. In some types other organs are also affected. Onset can be gradual or sudden. District hospital of Sultanpur city was selected for the survey. Total 100 arthritis patients male and female woth were randomly selected for study purpose. A self-prepared questionnaire was used for the data collection. Maximum 68% respondents were male and minimum 32% of respondents were female. Maximum 50% of respondents were had vegetarian, dietary habit while minimum 10% respondents were had eggetarian dietary habit. Maximum 60% of respondents were taken meal twice in a day while minimum 5% respondents were taken meal four times in a day. Maximum 60% respondents was consumed milk in their daily diet while minimum 10% respondents were not consumed milk daily. Maximum 80% of respondents were consumed curd in their daily diet while minimum 20% respondents were not consumed curd daily. Maximum 80% of respondents were suffered from joint pain some time, while minimum 20% respondents were suffered from joint pain every time. This was concluded that maximum above 50 years of respondents were had problem of arthritis.
Pages: 430-435  |  305 Views  17 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Shashi Bharti, Kiran Agrahari, Dr. Mamta Jaiswal, Archana Singh. A study on the nutritional assessment of arthritis patients in Sultanpur district. Int J Home Sci 2017;3(1):430-435.
International Journal of Home Science