AN ANTHROPOMETRIC STUDY OF SCHOOL GOING CHILDREN IN A RURAL AREA OF VARANASIM.K.Gupta, S. Shivalli, A. Mohapatra, C P Mish...
OBJECTIVE<br />To assess the nutritional status of school going children by anthropometric measurements.<br />METHDOLOGY<b...
<ul><li>STUDY SUBJECTS : </li></ul>1723 school children (Std. I to VIII)<br /><ul><li>METHODOLOGY:</li></ul>RHTC<br />Chir...
<ul><li>TOOLS:
Weighing machine
Stadiometer
TECHNIQUE:
Prior consent was taken from the school authority.
Weights and heights were measured by aforesaid instruments.
STASTISTICAL ANALYSIS;
Data thus generated was analyzed by using SPSS 17th  version.</li></li></ul><li>
RESULTS<br />
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  1. 1. AN ANTHROPOMETRIC STUDY OF SCHOOL GOING CHILDREN IN A RURAL AREA OF VARANASIM.K.Gupta, S. Shivalli, A. Mohapatra, C P Mishra <br />Dept. of Community Medicine, <br />Institute of Medical Sciences, <br />Banaras Hindu University, <br />Varanasi<br />
  2. 2. OBJECTIVE<br />To assess the nutritional status of school going children by anthropometric measurements.<br />METHDOLOGY<br /><ul><li>STUDY DESIGN:</li></ul>School Based Cross Sectional Study<br /><ul><li>SETTINGS : </li></ul> Schools of Chiraigaon Community Development Block of Varanasi.<br /><ul><li>STUDY PERIOD ;</li></ul>July – September 2010<br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>STUDY SUBJECTS : </li></ul>1723 school children (Std. I to VIII)<br /><ul><li>METHODOLOGY:</li></ul>RHTC<br />Chiraigaon Block Head quarters<br />PHC Chiraigaon<br />Chiraigaon Anganwadigodown<br />Bariasanpur inter-college <br />All schools within 500 meters of this focal point have been considered for the study. <br />The data represented over here is from three schools which were having Std. I to VIII. (limitation)<br /> Single focal point<br />
  4. 4. <ul><li>TOOLS:
  5. 5. Weighing machine
  6. 6. Stadiometer
  7. 7. TECHNIQUE:
  8. 8. Prior consent was taken from the school authority.
  9. 9. Weights and heights were measured by aforesaid instruments.
  10. 10. STASTISTICAL ANALYSIS;
  11. 11. Data thus generated was analyzed by using SPSS 17th version.</li></li></ul><li>
  12. 12. RESULTS<br />
  13. 13. Body Mass Index<br />
  14. 14. WEIGHT FOR AGE<br />
  15. 15. HEIGHT FOR AGE<br />
  16. 16. WEIGHT FOR HEIGHT<br />
  17. 17. SUMMARY<br />
  18. 18. THANK YOU !<br />

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