Effect of Family Income on Nutritional Status of Selected Adolescent Girls of Marathwada Region


Affiliations

  • MAU, Department of Foods and Nutrition, College of Home Science, Parbhani, 431 402, India

Abstract

The most crucial segment of our population from the point of view of quality of the future generation is today's young girls who are just on the threshold of marriage and motherhood. They are the determinants of the health and nutrition of children of the next generation. Many physical and physiological changes occur during adolescent period in a normal child as part of the process of growth and development, that is assessed by the help of different anthropometric measurements. Among the various components, height and weight either singly or in combination play a vital role in assessment of physique.

Subject Discipline

Health Care and Hospital Management

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