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Assessment of nutritional status among adolescent boys in an urban population of South India.

Authors
  • Shafiee, Shahla
  • Mesgarani, Mohsen
  • Begum, Khyrunnisa
Type
Published Article
Journal
Global journal of health science
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2015
Volume
7
Issue
3
Pages
335–344
Identifiers
DOI: 10.5539/gjhs.v7n3p335
PMID: 25948465
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Mean intakes of nutrients indicate that the majority of the selected boys consumed protein, calories, iron, calcium and ? carotene in three stages of adolescent markedly lower than the respective RDAs. Family type, birth order and SES correlated with nutrient intake among selected adolescent boys.

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