RAMIFICATION OF NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF UNDERFIVE CHILDREN IN INDIA: NARRATIVE REVIEW
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 11, Pages 6361-6367
AbstractThe most glaring nutritional disorder in India is protein energy malnutrition. Malnutrition refers to the situation where there is an unbalanced diet in which some nutrients are in excess, lacking or wrong proportion. The aim of this review is to evaluate the prevalence of malnutrition among under five children in India. The information was collected from Google search engine, Pub med and others.The online database which was used for the search of the review was Google scholar, PubMed from the year 2009 to 2020. 5 studies were screened in the quantitative synthesis.The finding of the above reviewed studies shows that malnutrition in rural area of under five children range from 04.4 % to 70 % and in urban range from 2.78 % to 48.3 %.
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