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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 6, Issue:9, September, 2017

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(9): 607-610

A Study of Anthropometry Measurement of Shariya Tribe Lactating Women in Baran District of Rajasthan, India
Tanuja Bairwa*, Seema Jat, Kavita Bairwa and Devi Sahay Bairwa
Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
*Corresponding author

The present study was conducted with an objective to assess Anthropometry measurement of lactating women. The study was conducted at Kishanganj and Shahbad panchayat samitie of Baran district of Rajasthan. One twenty participants range between 18-45 years lactating women (0-12 months). The data was collected in Again 60-60 lactating women from two panchayat samities Kishanganj and Shahbad was selected for imparting nutritional education from the above 120 sample. The data obtained was analyzed using frequency, mean and percentage. All respondents selected (lactating women 0-12 months) were lying in the age group of 18-45 years. Among them 70% lactating women (0-6 months) were in the age group of 15-25 year and in similar percentage of women (23.33% and 26.66%) were in age of 26-35 year. The anthropometric indices like mean, height and mean weight of lactating women was 154.03 cm (0-6 months), 155.18 cm height (6-12 month) and 49.36 kg (0-6 month) and other 52.08 kg weight (6-12 month) of lactating women respectively and Distribution of lactating women on the basis of BMI showed that although 66.66% (0-6 month), 61.66% (6-12 month) respondents were in normal range but 38.33% were under weight. It can be concluded that the nutritional knowledge of the participant was very low. Anthropometric measurements showed that majority of the lactating women were underweight.

Keywords: Anthropometric measurement, Shariya tribe lactating women.

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Tanuja Bairwa, Seema Jat, Kavita Bairwa and Devi Sahay Bairwa. 2017. A Study of Anthropometry Measurement of Shariya Tribe Lactating Women in Baran District of Rajasthan, IndiaInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(9): 607-610. doi:
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