Background: The problems of malnutrition among under five children can be used to conclude the necessity for nutritional care, surveillance, or appropriate intervention of nutritional programmes in a community. The objective of the present study was to assess the nutritional status in under 5 children and to compare the nutritional status with WHO and IAP Growth curves and to evaluate the relationship of same with variables like literacy, income of parents, order of birth, sex of the child, birth weight and breast feeding. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study was carried out in children aged under years hailing from middle and low socio-economic class of an urban population attended to out-patient department and ward in Government Royapettah Hospital and Anaganwadi centres in and around Royapettah during the period of November to October Results: Out of children, majority of the subjects were male children As per IAP guidelines, majority of the children According to WHO standards most of the children
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Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. DOI: Yewale Published Medicine Indian Pediatrics. JustificationThe need to revise Indian Academy of Pediatrics IAP growth charts for 5- to year-old Indian children and adolescents was felt as India is in nutrition transition and previous IAP charts are based on data which are over two decades old. Consultative meeting was held in November in Mumbai.
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Justification: The need to revise Indian Academy of Pediatrics IAP growth charts for 5- to year-old Indian children and adolescents was felt as India is in nutrition transition and previous IAP charts are based on data which are over two decades old. Consultative meeting was held in November in Mumbai. Studies performed on Indian children's growth, nutritional assessment and anthropometry from upper and middle socioeconomic classes in last decade were identified. Committee contacted 13 study groups; total number of children in the age group of 5 to 18 years were boys. Data on children males, females were used to construct growth charts using Cole's LMS method. Objective: To construct revised IAP growth charts for year old Indian children based on collated national data from published studies performed on apparently healthy children and adolescents in the last 10 years.