Formerly International Journal of Basic and Applied Agricultural Research

Food habits of farm women and their heamoglobin level

REETA DEVI YADAV, S.K. GANGWAR, CHELPURI RAMULU and ANUPAMA KUMARI
Pantnagar Journal of Research, Volume - 21, Issue - 2 ( May-August 2023)

Published: 2023-10-03

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Abstract


A balanced diet and the consumption of quality food can contribute to sustain the physical well-being and mental stability of individual. Hemoglobin is a human body protein present in erythrocytes. The amount of hemoglobin less than normal level is called anemia. Village and sample of 40 farm women were selected randomly for the assessment. Socioeconomic data and eating habits were obtained from interview. The hemoglobin level was measured by clinical laboratory testing of blood samples of the respondents. Nearly half of the respondents were young age group (47.50%, can read and write (30.0%), having nuclear family (52.50%), medium size family (50.0%), mixed type of house (60.0%), agriculture as main family occupation (100.0%), monthly family income range between Rs.5001-10000/-(52.50%), bamboo and clay made structure for grain storage (90.0%) and rice/wheat consumption pattern (100.00%). More than half of the respondents (57.50%) having low hemoglobin concentration and having non-vegetarian food habit (90.0%) and more than half of respondents (52.50%) of non- vegetarian were having low hemoglobin concentration


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