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Women’s Malnutrition in India: The Role of Economic and Social Status

Publisher: Madras School of Economics

This study has used India Human Development Survey, 2005 to study the factors influencing the Body Mass Index(BMI) of women between 20 to 40 years of age in India. BMI captures both undernutrition and over nutrition and a quantile regression model has been used to capture the differential impact of the explanatory variables across the wide range of its values.

Author(s): Shikha Dahiya, Brinda Viswanathan | Views(328)

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