Nutritional status of leprosy patients in India.

  title={Nutritional status of leprosy patients in India.},
  author={Pamidipani Samuel Sundar Rao and Annamma Succinda John},
  journal={Indian journal of leprosy},
  volume={84 1},
Across-sectional epidemiological study was carried out at a Leprosy Referral Hospital in Delhi to assess the nutritional status of multibacillary leprosy patients in comparison to the general population using BMI. 150 people affected with multibacillary leprosy were included in the study, of whom 108 (72%) had WHO Grade 2 disability. 100 non leprosy patients were also included as a control group. Socio-demographic and clinical details as well as their height and weight were measured and the BMI… CONTINUE READING
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