Nutritional status of adolescent girls in a rural area of North 24 Parganas district, West Bengal.

@article{Das2005NutritionalSO,
  title={Nutritional status of adolescent girls in a rural area of North 24 Parganas district, West Bengal.},
  author={Dilip K Das and Ranadeb Biswas},
  journal={Indian journal of public health},
  year={2005},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={18-21}
}
A community based, cross-sectional study was conducted during June to December 1999 in Amdanga block of North 24 Parganas district, West Bengal. Among a sample of 143 adolescent girls (10-19 years), selected through multistage sampling procedure. Data was collected by interviewing the adolescent girls and their parent, whenever necessary using pre-designed, pre-tested, semi-structured schedule. Anthropometric measurements were recorded using standardized methodology as recommended by WHO and… CONTINUE READING

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