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“TO ASSESS THE PREVALENCE AND FACTORS AFFECTING MALNUTRITION AMONG UNDER-FIVE CHILDREN IN AN URBAN AREA OF KARAD CITY”.

Aishwarya Vilas Jadhav, Nutan J. Potdar, Sangeeta S. Patil, Vaishali R. Mohite, Mahadeo B. Shinde, Rajshree Karale, Ujwala Chopade.

Abstract
Background of the study To prevent malnutrition, it was necessary to find out prevalence and factors affecting on malnutrition among the children.
Objective: Study investigated the prevalence and factors affecting on malnutrition among under-five children.
Material and Methods Descriptive study done on 84 samples with convenient sample technique and survey approach was used. Samples collected according to inclusion criteria. The tool consists of Scio demographic data and assessment tool to assess anthropometric measurement. Ethical permission taken from ethical committee and informed consent was taken from the samples before collection of data.
Results In the present study result shows that out of 84 under-five children 64 children were underweight i.e. 76.18%, Maximum numbers of children are in age group of 3-4 years i.e. 29 (34.5%). Maximum numbers of children are female i.e. 45 (53.5%). In nuclear family 53 (63%) under-five children were there, Maximum 77 (91.6%) children are Hindu. Maximum numbers of children are taking mixed diet i.e. 66 (78.5%) Maximum 50 (59.5%) children mothers are housewife. Maximum 65 (77.3%) children family have two children. Maximum 35 (43.2%) children family have three years of birth interval, 61 (72.6%) children has normal birth weight, 70.2 (29.7%) children are completely immunised.
Conclusion: Maternal occupation and knowledge associated with malnutrition in urban area of Karad city.

Key words: Malnutrition, prevalence, under-five children, anthropometric measurement.


 
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Aishwarya Vilas Jadhav, Nutan J. Potdar, Sangeeta S. Patil, Vaishali R. Mohite, Mahadeo B. Shinde, Rajshree Karale, Ujwala Chopade. “TO ASSESS THE PREVALENCE AND FACTORS AFFECTING MALNUTRITION AMONG UNDER-FIVE CHILDREN IN AN URBAN AREA OF KARAD CITY”.. JCR. 2020; 7(10): 367-373. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.10.77


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Aishwarya Vilas Jadhav, Nutan J. Potdar, Sangeeta S. Patil, Vaishali R. Mohite, Mahadeo B. Shinde, Rajshree Karale, Ujwala Chopade. “TO ASSESS THE PREVALENCE AND FACTORS AFFECTING MALNUTRITION AMONG UNDER-FIVE CHILDREN IN AN URBAN AREA OF KARAD CITY”.. http://www.jcreview.com/?mno=114508 [Access: August 17, 2021]. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.10.77


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Aishwarya Vilas Jadhav, Nutan J. Potdar, Sangeeta S. Patil, Vaishali R. Mohite, Mahadeo B. Shinde, Rajshree Karale, Ujwala Chopade. “TO ASSESS THE PREVALENCE AND FACTORS AFFECTING MALNUTRITION AMONG UNDER-FIVE CHILDREN IN AN URBAN AREA OF KARAD CITY”.. JCR. 2020; 7(10): 367-373. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.10.77



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Aishwarya Vilas Jadhav, Nutan J. Potdar, Sangeeta S. Patil, Vaishali R. Mohite, Mahadeo B. Shinde, Rajshree Karale, Ujwala Chopade. “TO ASSESS THE PREVALENCE AND FACTORS AFFECTING MALNUTRITION AMONG UNDER-FIVE CHILDREN IN AN URBAN AREA OF KARAD CITY”.. JCR. (2020), [cited August 17, 2021]; 7(10): 367-373. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.10.77



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Aishwarya Vilas Jadhav, Nutan J. Potdar, Sangeeta S. Patil, Vaishali R. Mohite, Mahadeo B. Shinde, Rajshree Karale, Ujwala Chopade (2020) “TO ASSESS THE PREVALENCE AND FACTORS AFFECTING MALNUTRITION AMONG UNDER-FIVE CHILDREN IN AN URBAN AREA OF KARAD CITY”.. JCR, 7 (10), 367-373. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.10.77



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Aishwarya Vilas Jadhav, Nutan J. Potdar, Sangeeta S. Patil, Vaishali R. Mohite, Mahadeo B. Shinde, Rajshree Karale, Ujwala Chopade. 2020. “TO ASSESS THE PREVALENCE AND FACTORS AFFECTING MALNUTRITION AMONG UNDER-FIVE CHILDREN IN AN URBAN AREA OF KARAD CITY”.. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (10), 367-373. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.10.77



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Aishwarya Vilas Jadhav, Nutan J. Potdar, Sangeeta S. Patil, Vaishali R. Mohite, Mahadeo B. Shinde, Rajshree Karale, Ujwala Chopade. "“TO ASSESS THE PREVALENCE AND FACTORS AFFECTING MALNUTRITION AMONG UNDER-FIVE CHILDREN IN AN URBAN AREA OF KARAD CITY”.." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 367-373. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.10.77



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Aishwarya Vilas Jadhav, Nutan J. Potdar, Sangeeta S. Patil, Vaishali R. Mohite, Mahadeo B. Shinde, Rajshree Karale, Ujwala Chopade. "“TO ASSESS THE PREVALENCE AND FACTORS AFFECTING MALNUTRITION AMONG UNDER-FIVE CHILDREN IN AN URBAN AREA OF KARAD CITY”.." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.10 (2020), 367-373. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.10.77



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Aishwarya Vilas Jadhav, Nutan J. Potdar, Sangeeta S. Patil, Vaishali R. Mohite, Mahadeo B. Shinde, Rajshree Karale, Ujwala Chopade (2020) “TO ASSESS THE PREVALENCE AND FACTORS AFFECTING MALNUTRITION AMONG UNDER-FIVE CHILDREN IN AN URBAN AREA OF KARAD CITY”.. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (10), 367-373. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.10.77