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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 2, Issue 5, Part J (2016)

Anthropometric measurement of the selected Adult women working in cashew nut industry (Nagercoil)

Author(s)
C Anusha, Geethanjali Santhanam
Abstract
The adult women are worked in various section of heavy workers. To determine the anthropometric profile of urban adult black Malawians. These women's are not nutritionally healthy. They have no any idea about nutritious rich foods, and correct dietary pattern. So the women's need nutritionally knowledge and awareness are about the dietary pattern.
Background: Cashew nut adult women has become one of the ten leading causes of nutritional deficiency. It has been reported that the diet of rural women in most Indian countries differs considerably from that of their rural counterparts, with the rural diet composed of more refined carbohydrates and fatty food. Anthropometric factors of weight, height, and body mass index (BMI) have been associated with adult women age group.
Materials and Methods: A cashew nut company based Case control study was conducted at Nagercoil in kanyakumari district. The anthropometrical measurement such as height, weight, body mass index (BMI), waist circumferences, hip circumferences, waist hip ratio and broka’s index were recorded with the standard equipments and methodology.
Results: It was observed that the adult women had a statistically higher mean weight, body mass index, and waist and hip circumferences. It indicated that the result for 62% under the underweight category. It was observed that the risk of cashew nut adult women increased with decreasing levels of BMI.
Pages: 671-673  |  664 Views  11 Downloads
How to cite this article:
C Anusha, Geethanjali Santhanam. Anthropometric measurement of the selected Adult women working in cashew nut industry (Nagercoil). Int J Appl Res 2016;2(5):671-673.
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