Effect of Socio-Economic Status on Food Consumption Pattern and Nutrient Intakes of Adults-A Case Study in Hyderabad


  • Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Department of Community Medicine, Hyderabad, 500 058, India
  • National Institute of Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research, Hyderabad, 500 007, India


Social, economic and demographic factors play a vital role on the variations in consumption of foods and nutrients. It is worth to verify the factors associated with the variations in dietary pattern and nutrient adequacies. Nayga, in his study analysed the socio-economic and demographic factors and urbanization, region, race, ethnicity, sex, employment status, food stamp participation, household size, weight, height, age and income.

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Health Care and Hospital Management

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