Development & standardization of a scale to measure socio-economic status in urban & rural communities in India.

  title={Development & standardization of a scale to measure socio-economic status in urban & rural communities in India.},
  author={S. C. Tiwari and A. Arun Kumar and Ambrish Kumar},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  volume={122 4},
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES The commonly used available scales for measurement of socio-economic status (SES) with some cross regional applicability are old and have lost their relevance. There is a need for the development of a valid and reliable instrument for measurement of SES in rural and urban communities in India. The present study was undertaken to develop a cross regionally applicable scale for the purpose of enlisting true measures of socio-economic items applicable in multilingual… CONTINUE READING

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