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International Journal of Home Science

2022, VOL. 8 ISSUE 1, PART E

Malnutrition and handgrip strength in institutionalized and non-institutionalized 10-14 years old children

Author(s): Dr. Mridula Bharti and Alyonka Mirali Samuel
Abstract:
The children in the developing countries suffer from malnutrition. In India the people are affected mainly with malnutrition and this is found to be one of the greatest health problems facing our communities today. The present research has been structured to assess the malnutrition & handgrip strength in Institutionalized and Non-Institutionalized 10-14 years old children. The sample under study consisted of 400 children in the age group of 10-14 years. For the purpose of conducting research Hazaribag, Ramhardh and Ranchi district in Jharkhand has been selected. Descriptive research design has been adopted in the research Demographic profile, Anthropometric measurement clinical examination and Ergo graph were used for getting nutritional status of the children.
The main finding were that Institution has impact on malnutrition, Non-Institutionalized male and female children are more malnourished than Institutional male & female children have more right handgrip strength than Institutional male and female children.
Pages: 294-298  |  17 Views  12 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Mridula Bharti, Alyonka Mirali Samuel. Malnutrition and handgrip strength in institutionalized and non-institutionalized 10-14 years old children. Int J Home Sci 2022;8(1):294-298.
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