A Study on Breast Feeding Practices in Rural and Urban Warangal, Andhra Pradesh
作者: SMV Kumari1 K. Muralidhar2
刊名: MRIMS Journal of Health Sciences, 2015, Vol.3 (1)
来源数据库: Malla Reddy Institute of Medical Sciences
关键词: exclusive breast feedingmotherspre lacteal feeds
原始语种摘要: Breast feeding is one of the most important determinants of child survival, birth spacing and prevention of childhood infections. Breast milk is an excellent food and meets all nutritional requirements of the baby for the first six months. The objective was to determine the breast feeding practices in Urban and Rural areas of Warangal. A cross-sectional study was conducted wherein the mothers of infants in the age group of 0-12 months attending the immunization session at rural and urban health centre were interviewed using a pre-designed pretested and pre coded proforma. Exclusive breast feeding for 6 months in infants above 6 months of age is better in rural area (60.6%) than in urban area (47.6%). Association between exclusive breast feeding and literacy status of mothers was found to...
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  • feeding 供给
  • lacteal 乳的
  • breast 胸部
  • rural 乡村的
  • exclusive 互斥
  • proforma 形式上
  • urban 城市
  • improve 改进
  • objective 接物镜
  • determine 决心