International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nutrition Science | India | Volume 12 Issue 9, September 2023 | Rating: 4.9 / 10

Assessment of Relationship between Dietary Intake and Demographic Status among Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients

Pritisha Ghosh [2] | Sulagna Ray [4]

Abstract: It was attempted to determine the association between dietary pattern especially nutrient intake and demographic status among type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients of eastern India. A total of 201T2DM patients were randomly selected, who visited the clinics from Kolkata and Sonarpur area. All the data were gathered through questionnaire survey to know dietary patterns viz. protein, carbohydrate, calorie, and fat intake as well as demographic status of the T2DM patients. Among nutrients, the protein intake was observed statistically significant (P=0.024, P=0.017 and P=0.025) association with age group, gender, and locality. But did not show significant association with religion, marital status, education, and family type. This study is concluded that demographic factors viz. age group, gender, and locality were influenced by nutrients intake especially protein among T2DM patients of eastern India. The present findings in its first time in which the association of demographic parameters were found to be important criteria regarding the association with dietary pattern.

Keywords: Type 2Diabetes mellitus, Demographic status, Dietary pattern, Nutrient intake, Diet knowledge and practice

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 9, September 2023,

Pages: 1075 - 1079

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