Growth and Development among Bagatha boys
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Wydanie: 2013 r.
The results of a cross sectional study of physical growth and nutritional status of the Bagatha tribal boys of Chintapalli and G.K.Veedhi Mandals of Visakhapatnam District of Andhra Pradesh have been presented. The study consists of 514 boys in the age group of 5+ to 20+ years. 19 Anthropometric measurements are used in the study to highlight the growth status of Bagatha boys. This study brings to light that Bagatha tribal boys are shorter and lighter with broader head and chest circumferences compared to other neighboring tribals. This study aims to provide base line information on the growth progression among the Bagatha boys. Studies of this kind could be undertaken among other tribals with a comparative perspective in order to indentify the Major determining factors in growth progression.