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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part B (2019)

Food pattern and nutritional status in children with cerebral palsy

Author(s)
Renuka S Jadhav, Ayush Rastogi, Subramanya AH, Vinita Pande and Sharad Agarkhedkar
Abstract
Objectives: To assess the nutritional status in children with cerebral pasly.
Methods: Cross-sectional study with 106 children who were known cases of cerebral palsy categorized on basis of hemiplegia, diplegia, quadriplegia. Nutritional status was assessed by weight, height, age and BMI data.
Results: Undernutrition was seen in 33.3% in diplegia, 14% in hemiplegia and 52.6% in quadriplegia. Underweight was seen in 44.4% in diplegia, 11.1% in hemiplegia and 57.2% in quadriplegia.
Conclusion: Severe malnutrition was seen in quadriplegic cerebral palsy followed by diplegic and then by hemiplegic cerebral palsy.
Pages: 94-98  |  162 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Renuka S Jadhav, Ayush Rastogi, Subramanya AH, Vinita Pande and Sharad Agarkhedkar. Food pattern and nutritional status in children with cerebral palsy. International Journal of Applied Research. 2019; 5(2): 94-98.
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