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RESEARCH ARTICLE

A study to assess the effectiveness of Soya milk administration on Degree of Malnutrition among Malnourished Children in selected Anganwadi Centers at Seliamedu.

Ms. Soya Sunny, Prof. P. Sumathy

Keywords : Anganwadi, malnourished children, soya milk,Malnutrition

Citation Information : Sunny MS, Sumathy PP. A study to assess the effectiveness of Soya milk administration on Degree of Malnutrition among Malnourished Children in selected Anganwadi Centers at Seliamedu.. 2017; 10 (1):5-8.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-10-1-5

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-04-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives: Effectiveness of Soyamilk Administration on Degree of Malnutrition Method: Quasi-Experimental Research design with a quantitative research approach was undertaken on 50 children. Results: The findings revealed that the soy milk was effective in decreasing mild and moderate malnutrition as the mean was 11.33 with standard deviation of 0.63 in the experimental group and in the control group the mean was 10.52 with standard deviation of 0.48 in the post test after administration of soya milk which was found statistically highly significant at p<0.001 level. Conclusion: The study concluded that soya supplementation, will bring out better all round development of children and the soy milk was very efficacious in preventing malnutrition.


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