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NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF HIV +/AIDS FEMALE SUBJECTS FROM NAGPUR CITY

Article Id: ARCC1012 | Page : 189 - 194
Citation :- NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF HIV +/AIDS FEMALE SUBJECTS FROM NAGPUR CITY.Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research.2011.(30):189 - 194
Sarika Gaikwad and Kalpana Jadhav*
Address : Department of Home Science, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur - 440 010, India

Abstract

Nutritional status of 50 HIV +ve females was studied. The highest incidence of HIV was found in the age group 25-30 years and 30-35 years. Statistically it was found that as age advances occurrence of HIV/AIDS decreases. At inclusion, clinical data, anthropometric measurement, BMI, socioeconomic status, dietary assessment, CD4 count and mode of transmission was studied. Ninety eight percent of the subjects were infected by sexual transmission and 2% were infected through blood contact. 1/3rd of the subjects CD4 count was less than 350 (78%) and remaining subjects were in

Keywords

HIV +ve females CD4 count BMI Macronutrient Micronutrient.

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