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Dietary and Consumption Pattern of Rural Household in Raipur District


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1 Department of Agricultural Statistics, Vivekanand Agriculture College, Hiwara BK, India
2 Department of Statistics, Dr. P.D.K. V, Akola, India
3 Department of Statistics, IGAU, Raipur, India
4 Department of Botany, Vivekanand Agriculture College, Hiwara BK, India
5 Department of Plant Pathology, Vivekanand Agriculture College, Hiwara BK, India
     

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Nutrition plays an important role in human life. Adequate and nutritious food is necessary for good, physical and mental health. Health and nutrition are important contributors in human resource development. About 40 per cent rural and 30 per cent urban populations in India are below poverty line. The average expected food consumption is 2400 kcal per capita per day in rural areas and 2100 kcal per capita per day in urban area. The present study has been undertaken to examine the consumption pattern and variations in calorie intake by rural households.
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Authors

A. L. Sarda
Department of Agricultural Statistics, Vivekanand Agriculture College, Hiwara BK, India
S. W. Jahagirdar
Department of Statistics, Dr. P.D.K. V, Akola, India
Gayatri Chandrakar
Department of Statistics, IGAU, Raipur, India
N. B. Mehetre
Department of Botany, Vivekanand Agriculture College, Hiwara BK, India
N. M. Manke
Department of Plant Pathology, Vivekanand Agriculture College, Hiwara BK, India

Abstract


Nutrition plays an important role in human life. Adequate and nutritious food is necessary for good, physical and mental health. Health and nutrition are important contributors in human resource development. About 40 per cent rural and 30 per cent urban populations in India are below poverty line. The average expected food consumption is 2400 kcal per capita per day in rural areas and 2100 kcal per capita per day in urban area. The present study has been undertaken to examine the consumption pattern and variations in calorie intake by rural households.