Prevalence of nutritional deficiency signs among preschool children (1-3 years) of Hisar district of Haryana

DOI: 10.18805/ajdfr.v36i01.7465    | Article Id: DR-604 | Page : 80-82
Citation :- Prevalence of nutritional deficiency signs among preschool children(1-3 years) of Hisar district of Haryana .Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research.2017.(36):80-82

Vandana* and Neelam Khetarpaul

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Department of Foods and Nutrition, CCSHAU, Hisar-125 004, India.


Clinical examination provides an overall impression of nutritional health and reveals specific signs of malnutrition when these exit and needed for planning promotional measures for the welfare of these children. In the present study 200 children were selected randomly from 100 AWCs of Hisar district of Haryana. The respondents were examined for various signs of nutritional deficiencies like vitamin A deficiency disease, anaemia, iodine deficiency disorder and others. Data on clinical examination revealed that clinical deficiency symptoms were present in many children.


AWCs Children Clinical examination Deficiency disease Malnutrition Nutritional health.


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