Year: 2018 | Month: June | Volume 4 | Issue 1

Anthropometric Measurements of the Adolescent Girls in Relation to their Nutritional Status

Alpana Singh Vishakha Bansal and Purva Dayya


The objective of the present study was to find out the anthropometric measurements of the adolescent girls in relation to their nutritional status. Present study was conducted in Udaipur district. Total sample of 240 adolescent girls was taken by random purposive sampling. Weight is an important guide to assess the current nutritional status and only 17.5 per cent subjects were normal in which majority were from urban area. As per NCHS standard, 63.7 per cent subjects were found under normal category of height for age Mean height of RY1&UY5 and RY2&UY7 was 2.09 and 2.07 m2 which was 90.6per cent and 90.1per cent of the standard height respectively. The mean BMI of RY1&UY5 and RY3&UY7 was 19.97 and 17.24 respectively.

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