Journal of Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences University

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2021  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 11--14

Anthropometry measurements and nutritional status of children attending anganwadis in rural areas


Ansi Patel, Hrutu Gada, Meera Menon, Adithya Panicker, Nikita Patil, Sumer Bora 
 Preventive and Social Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University), Sawangi (M), Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Ansi Patel
Nehru ward, Hanuman chowk, Civil Lines, Gondia - 441601, Maharashtra
India

Background: The study is regarding the effectiveness of ICDS scheme in India which is for the benefits of children's nutrition and health. Aims: The aim of this study is to determine the assessment of the nutritional status of children attending Anganwadi in Seloo and Deoli. Objective: The objective is to assess the nutritional status of children according to American Association for Health Education in Anganwadi at the village Seloo and Deoli of Wardha district. Materials and Methods: All the students of Seloo and Deoli taken as subject for anthropometric measurements to asses nutritional status. Study type is cross sectional study. Results: In Seloo, almost 56.6% of children are underweight. In Deoli, almost 50% of children are underweight. Conclusion: The overall prevalence of undernutrition in the study population was assessed, and severe undernutrition was found to be present.


How to cite this article:
Patel A, Gada H, Menon M, Panicker A, Patil N, Bora S. Anthropometry measurements and nutritional status of children attending anganwadis in rural areas.J Datta Meghe Inst Med Sci Univ 2021;16:11-14


How to cite this URL:
Patel A, Gada H, Menon M, Panicker A, Patil N, Bora S. Anthropometry measurements and nutritional status of children attending anganwadis in rural areas. J Datta Meghe Inst Med Sci Univ [serial online] 2021 [cited 2021 Oct 21 ];16:11-14
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