International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018

A Study to Assess the Nutritional Status of Under-Five Children in Aganwadi Centre at Achrol Village Rajasthan

Josfeena Bashir | Marudhar [2]

Abstract: A STUDY TO ASSESS THE NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF UNDER-FIVE CHILDREN IN AGANWADI CENTRE AT ACHROL VILLAGE RAJASTHAN Author1 Josfeena Bashir, Author2- Mr. Marudhar, Asst. professor Nims Nursing College, Jaipur Nutritional status of children is proxy indicator for assessing the entire population health status and one of the major predication of child survival. Despite the various efforts, malnutrition among children is remaining as a major public health problem of India. Rajasthan carriers one of the highest burden of undernourished children in India. According to family health survey [2015-2016] in Rajasthan 35.7 % of children under the age of five years are reported to be underweight. OBJECTIVE 1. To assess demographic data.2. To assess the nutritional condition of under five children 3. To find out the association between demographic data and nutritional status of under five children. HYPOTHESIS H0 There is no significant association between demographic data and nutritional status. METHODOLOGY - pre experimental research design is used with 30 sample to assess the nutritional status of children at Anganawadi centre. convenient sampling technique was used RESULT demographic distribution was described frequency and %. Nutritional assessment was showed that maximum 15 (50 %) samples in normal nutritional status.13 (43) sample were under nourished. And remaining 2 samples was overweight. There was no significant association between nutritional status and demographic data. NUTRIITIONAL STATUS FREQUENCY % Mean SD UNDER WEIGHT 13 43 19.6 3.11 NORMAL 15 50 OVER WEIGHT 2 7 TOTAL 30 100 CONCLUSION- under five children need a good nutritional support to maintain a normal nutritional status. KEY WORDS- Assess, Nutritional Status, Under-Five Children, Anganawadi. LIST OF REFERENCES 1. . Pande (1998) cause specific mortality in under fives in the under fives in the urban slums of lucknow, UP, Journal of Iropiod Pediatrics (44) 358 61 2. Balgir R. S Murmu Band Dash BP (1999) Physical Growth, Health and Nutritional status of the Ashram school tribal children imn northern Orrisa. The Indian journal Nutrition and Dietetics (36) 443-459 3. Brentlinger P. E etal (1999) USA. Childhood Malnutrition and postwar reconstruction in rural community Journal AMA, 184-90 4. B. S Narasinga Rao (1999), Nutrient delivery strategies to combat malnutrition in india, Their strength, weakness and need for improvement The Indian Journal of nutrition and dietetics (Nov 36) 153-166.5. B. K Mahajan a Gupta (1995) text book of preventive and social paediatrics second edition jay pee brother and publishers, New Delhi 402-413

Keywords: Assess, Nutritional Status, Under-Five Children, Anganawadi

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018,

Pages: 1363 - 1364

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