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2021, VOL. 7 ISSUE 2, PART C

Effect of dietary habit on the prevalence of osteoporosis disease among the middle socio-economic group

Author(s): Renu Garg
Abstract:
Dietary habit plays an impartant role in the prevalence of osteoporosis disease among the middle socio-economic group. One hundred respondents aged 30 years and above of both sex belonging to middle socio-economic group were selected from urban area of Agra through multistage stratified random sampling technique. The prevalence of osteoporosis disease was found to be 15.00% which was significantly more among non-vegetarian, eating daily outside home, consuming no milk and milk quantity below 200 gms per day as compared to their counterparts respectively (p<0.05) while insignificantly more among respondents consuming five and more meals perday, irregular in taken meals and eating no snack between meals as compared to their counterparts respectively even at 5% level of significance. It can be concluded that the dietary habit of the respondents differed significantly according to certain food habits in the present study.
Pages: 191-194  |  190 Views  62 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Renu Garg. Effect of dietary habit on the prevalence of osteoporosis disease among the middle socio-economic group. Int J Home Sci 2021;7(2):191-194.

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