Nutritional Profile of Rural School Children.

  • Michelle A Donald College of Medical Pediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.
  • Kirsten Hoogenhout College of Medical Pediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.
Keywords: Children, Health Status, Nutritional Status, Anaemia

Abstract

Background: Children are not given an chance for better future due to lack of grasp of their nutritional and emotional needs, which affects not solely the man or woman child’s health however additionally nation’s monetary progress. Methods: A college primarily based go sectional find out about was carried out among major college adolescents in 6-14 years of age located in field exercise vicinity pane. Results: The pilot study result showed forty five % morbidity. With this assumption using components n= 4pq/d2 a sample dimension of 488 used to be calculated, for that reason a complete of 500 students were protected in the study. The key findings of our study are 53.4% have been girls, and 53.4% of youngsters belonged to Muslim community Majority of households belong to socio-economic classification II 40.4%. Conclusion: School age is a imperative time in the development of human beings and the School placing affords a strategic factor of entry for improving infant health, self-esteem, existence abilities and behaviour. Malnutrition is a condition of multifactor deprivation.

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Published
2015-09-15
How to Cite
Donald, M. A., & Hoogenhout, K. (2015). Nutritional Profile of Rural School Children. Asian Journal of Clinical Pediatrics and Neonatology, 3(4), 3-5. Retrieved from https://aijournals.com/index.php/ajcpn/article/view/197