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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 7, Part D (2018)

Effect of maternal education on birth weight of tribal and non-tribal Newborns of Udaipur district

Author(s)
Dr. Neha Vijay
Abstract
Introduction: The level of literacy among tribes of Rajasthan is extremely poor, particularly in case of females. As such, the infant & child mortality rate in tribes is comparatively much higher than the average mortality rate.
Material & Methods: 1422 Newborns (680 tribal and 742 Non- Tribal) were included in this study, delivered at Government health institutes of Udaipur district”, at Pannadhay Ward of Maharana Bhopal Government Hospital of RNT Medical College and Hospitals.
Aims and Objectives: To find out the relationship between the Newborn’s Birth Weight and Maternal literacy, if any exists.
Conclusion: Weight of Newborns belongs to Illiterate mothers was significantly lower than the newborns belong to higher educated mothers.
Pages: 224-226  |  270 Views  8 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Neha Vijay. Effect of maternal education on birth weight of tribal and non-tribal Newborns of Udaipur district. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(7): 224-226.
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