TITLE

A STUDY ON PREVALENCE AND NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF DIABETES IN A RURAL AREA NAMBUR, GUNTUR DISTRICT, INDIA

AUTHOR(S)
Harika, V. Chinnari; Lakshmi, M. Prasanna; Manjula, Ch.; Sunita, K.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Bio Science Research Bulletin-Biological Sciences;2010, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The present investigation deals with the study of prevalence and nutritional status of Diabetes from the rural area of Nambur, Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh, India. The age group ranges between 30-75 years among 7,000 people. Out of which 140 (2%) people were found to be diabetic. The sample size 140 consists of 82 male and 58 female subjects and was recruited for the study. Hence the prevalence of Diabetes among men was 1.18% and 0.82% among women. House to house survey was conducted to collect the information regarding parameters like anthropometry, dietary measurements. 60-70% subjects reported to had maternal or paternal origin and remaining 30-40% reported to have no family history. Women had higher Body Mass Index (BMI) range i.e., 25-30 than men. There is significant difference between the intake of diet and Recommended Dietary Allowance (R.D.A.). Energy gained seems to correlates with the intake of protein, calcium and riboflavin in both men and women.
ACCESSION #
65287487

 

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