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International Journal of Home Science

2022, VOL. 8 ISSUE 1, PART D

Dietary habits of elderly in rural areas of Koraput district

Author(s): Pragyan Paramita Das
Abstract:
In almost every country, the proportion of people aged over 60 years is growing faster than any other age group, as a result of both longer life expectancy and declining fertility rates.
This population aging can be seen as a success story for public health policies and for socioeconomic development, but it also challenges society to adapt, in order to maximize the health and functional capacity of older people as well as their social participation and security. World Health Organization, (2015) The purpose of this study was to explore specific types of informal social relationships and to determine the diet habits of elderly how it affected the nutrient intake of the elderly, especially in the rural areas of Koraput district in Odisha.
Pages: 236-241  |  5 Views  6 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Pragyan Paramita Das. Dietary habits of elderly in rural areas of Koraput district. Int J Home Sci 2022;8(1):236-241.
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