Food Intake of People in Bihar


Affiliations

  • Indian Council of Medical Research, Institute for Research in Medical Statistics, New Delhi, India

Abstract

Institute for Research in Medical Statistics (IRMS), Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi has been commissioned to undertake information concerning diet and nutrition profile in states of Rajasthan, Bihar and Delhi. This paper presents the assessment of the dietary intake and nutritional status of the people of Bihar. Bihar has a population of around 86 millions of which about 90 per cent of the population live in the rural areas. Sex ratio of the population was 911. Schedule caste and schedule tribes were 15 and 18 percent respectively.

Subject Discipline

Alternative Medicine

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