International Journal of Advanced Education and Research

International Journal of Advanced Education and Research


International Journal of Advanced Education and Research
International Journal of Advanced Education and Research
Vol. 1, Issue 4 (2016)

A descriptive study to assess the nutritional status of preschool children in urban and rural community at Karnal


Shalini Devi, Dr. Sushma Gupta

There are so many factors which are known to affect the nutritional status of preschool children. The relationship among nutritional status of urban and rural preschool children with respect to anthropometric measures and 24 hours dietary recall has been of interest of so many researchers. Many children did not complete primary school and those who completed did not do so well as children in the developed countries. However health and nutrition in early childhood may affect cognitive abilities necessary for the learning process. A study was conducted in Karnal, Haryana, to assess the nutritional status of preschool children in urban and rural community. It was found that the rural girls are certainly better than urban ones regarding their nutritional status.
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Shalini Devi, Dr. Sushma Gupta. A descriptive study to assess the nutritional status of preschool children in urban and rural community at Karnal. International Journal of Advanced Education and Research, Volume 1, Issue 4, 2016, Pages 26-28
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