Research Paper | Medical Science | India | Volume 10 Issue 3, March 2021
Nutritional Status Related to Blood Pressure (Hypertension) on a Group of Migrant population (Marwari) of Khordha District, Odisha
Dr. Saubhagini Mohapatra
Abstract: Blood pressure and nutritional status of Marwari populations of Khordha District, Odisha shows a moderate phenomenon. Marwaris are Migrants when migration plays an important role in the determining personal/individuals health. Marwaris are going through on transitional phase (both economic and life style point of view) comprising urban and semi-urban society. From the present study, the strong significant phenomenon is found on hypertension which posses the higher value of the systolic and diastolic blood pressure in relation with anthropometric variable (Height, weight, upper arm girth, calf girth, waist girth, hip girth, biacromial breadth, cristal breadth), Sum of six skinfold thickness, Three trunk skinfold thickness and various indices (body mass index and relative fat pattern index) and dietary pattern (calorie, fat, salt and other addictive habits). The main objective of this research isto study the blood pressure and nutritional status of Marwaries settled in Khordha district of Odisha and its concomitants as well as the next objective is to compare the nutritional status and life style habits between the two Marwari groups of two different States such as Odisha and West Bengal. There are 592 Marwari inhabitants (295 male and 297 females) are selected randomly selected for study from Khordha, Jatni and Bhubaneswar from the age group more than 15 to less than 100.
Keywords: Blood pressure, BP, Systolic Blood pressure, SBP, Diastolic blood pressure, DBP, Sum of six skinfold thickness, Sf6, Three trunk skinfold thickness, TSF3, Body mass index, BMI, Relative fat pattern index, RFPI
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 3, March 2021,
Pages: 396 - 403
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