Author(s): Vinay Kumar G, Sushmitha H S, Madhu S

Email(s): sushmithasivaswamy@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00011.1   

Address: Mr. Vinay Kumar G1, Ms. Sushmitha H S2, Mrs. Madhu S3
1Mr.Vinay Kumar G, M.Sc. (N), Principal, JSS School of Nursing, Chamarajanagar.
2Ms. Sushmitha H S, Nursing Tutor, JSS School of Nursing, Chamarajanagar.
3Mrs. Madhu S, Nursing Tutor, JSS School of Nursing, Chamarajanagar.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Objective: To assess the nutritional status of under five children as compared with WHO Growth standards in rural area of chamarajanagar District. Methodology: An explorative descriptive method has been adopted and 40 children of under 5 were selected for the study. Obtained data by questionnaire on demographic proforma, physical examination and anthropoemetric measurements. Result: Result of the study revealed that 42.5%of Children are according to weight for age, 65% of Children are according to height for age and 47.5% of children are according to their BMI for age, despite all the efforts by the government. Conclusion: The reproductive age women in this region have good knowledge about anemia and its prevention but lack of practices also contribute to high prevalence of anemia.


Cite this article:
Vinay Kumar G, Sushmitha H S, Madhu S. A Study to assess Nutritional status of under five Children in selected rural areas of Chamarajanagar district with a View to Develop Information Pamphlet. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2021; 9(1):40-42. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00011.1


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