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Nutritional Status of School Children in Rural Scenario

Publisher: Journal of Economic & Social Development

This study investigates the nutritional status of school children on randomly selected Seven hundred thirty six children with their age range between 6 to 13 years taking Mid Day Meal (MDM) in govt. schools. This study is cross-sectional, consists the anthropometric measurements of body i.e., the height, weight and calculated BMI. To assess the nutritional status of children, the comparison has been drawn on the measurements between the collected data on children’s body and the given ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) standard value. The study reveals the poor nutritional status of school children receiving mid day meal per day in rural scenario.

Author(s): Barnali Maity | Views(381)

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