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International Journal of Home Science

2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 2, PART D

Effect of gender on nutritional status of pre school children

Author(s): Dr. Surekha S Bhale
Abstract:
Two hundred preschool children of 2-6 years of age group of Nanded city were assessed with the help of anthropometry. Anthropometry is one of the techniques to assess nutritional status. The sample was selected by stratified random sampling method. About 100 boys and 100 girls were assessed. Significant differences were found in children when compared with ICMR & NCHS standard. It could be stated that gender discrimination by parents affect the nutritional status of girls which is matter of concern.
Pages: 233-235  |  317 Views  32 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Surekha S Bhale. Effect of gender on nutritional status of pre school children. Int J Home Sci 2017;3(2):233-235.
International Journal of Home Science