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Vol. 10, Issue 1 (2021)

Food consumption pattern of the tribal families from Palghar district

Author(s):
SK Deshmukh, JR Kadam and PM Zagade
Abstract:
This paper examines the profile of the tribal families from Palghar district. The study was conducted at the Palghar district. A sample of 120 tribal families were considered as respondents for present study. The respondents were interviewed with the help of specially designed schedule. Collected data was classified, tabulated and analysed by using various statistical method. The study showed that ‘majority’ ‘59.17 per cent’ of the respondents had ‘satisfactory’ food consumption pattern, while, ‘25.00 per cent’ of the respondents had ‘poor’ food consumption pattern and ‘15.83 per cent’ of the respondents had ‘good’ food consumption pattern. It was noticed that most of the tribal families had satisfactory to poor food consumption pattern. This has to be improved by conducting more awareness programmes on importance of nutrition, health care during various stages of life cycle, food security, kitchen gardens and benefits of proper food consumption pattern by the non-governmental organizations working in the study area, governmental agencies, Department of Women and Child Welfare and Integrated Tribal development Agency.
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How to cite this article:
SK Deshmukh, JR Kadam, PM Zagade. Food consumption pattern of the tribal families from Palghar district. Pharma Innovation 2021;10(1):255-257.
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