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Volume 7 Issue 3
March-2020
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JETIR2003113

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IDENTIFYING THE RISK FACTORS BEHIND NUTRITIONAL AND HEALTH ISSUES OF OLD PEOPLE IN RURAL BLOCKS OF DISTRICT SAHARANPUR(UP)

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2349-5162

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"IDENTIFYING THE RISK FACTORS BEHIND NUTRITIONAL AND HEALTH ISSUES OF OLD PEOPLE IN RURAL BLOCKS OF DISTRICT SAHARANPUR(UP) ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 3, page no.722-731, March-2020, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2003113.pdf

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Background-In India the population of older people of low income group takes inappropriate dietary intake and unhealthy life style. Objective-The purpose of the study was to determine the risk factors that influence nutritional and health issues among low income old age people in rural areas of district Saharanpur. Specifically the study sought to identify factors determining nutrition among low income rural old people with regard to socioeconomic, demographic and personal characteristics. Materials and methods-This cross sectional study was done from February 2019 to December 2019 in the 24 villages of Saharanpur (12 villages of Nanauta block and 12 villages of Gangoh block), Uttar Pradesh India. The old people those over 60 years and above age in male and 58 years and above age in female who meet the inclusion criteria participated in this study. A total no of 240 old people were selected for this study, in this structured questionnaire has been used. This is filled by personal interview.24 hour food recall method and diet history was used for dietary assessment; Analysis of data was performed using Microsoft Office Excel 2007. Analysis for qualitative variables was done using Chi-Square test. Result- Among the study majority of participants old people 54.5% were malnourished,83.3% respondents consumes deficient intake (P value <0.05),this shows need of nutritional improvement in elderly,70.4% respondents were illiterate( P value =0.000001(<0.05)), 57.5% were dependent financial status (χ²=268.8, P value <0.05) and 32% respondents were adopt unhealthy life style (χ²= 42.9, P value 0.0001(<0.05)).42.5% respondents had poor hygiene knowledge(χ²=5.8, P value 0.05).The main predictors that positively influenced nutritional and health issues among low income rural elderly respondents was age, gender, education, food intake, economic condition, life style. These coefficients were significant at p-value=<0.05 percent significance level.

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Nutritional status, socioeconomic, demographic, personal characteristics.

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"IDENTIFYING THE RISK FACTORS BEHIND NUTRITIONAL AND HEALTH ISSUES OF OLD PEOPLE IN RURAL BLOCKS OF DISTRICT SAHARANPUR(UP) ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 3, page no. pp722-731, March-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2003113.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2003113
Registration ID: 229591
Published In: Volume 7 | Issue 3 | Year March-2020
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Page No: 722-731
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"IDENTIFYING THE RISK FACTORS BEHIND NUTRITIONAL AND HEALTH ISSUES OF OLD PEOPLE IN RURAL BLOCKS OF DISTRICT SAHARANPUR(UP) ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 3, page no. pp722-731, March-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2003113.pdf




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