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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 6
First page : (1188) Last page : (1191)
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Nutritional Status of Women Police of Hubballi-Dharwad

Muragod, P. P.* and Chimmad, B. V.

Department of Food Science and Nutrition, College of Rural Home Science,
University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka, India
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Received: 18.10.2018  |  Revised: 25.11.2018   |  Accepted: 3.12.2018  



Assessment of nutritional status of 90 women police working in different cadres of Hubballi-Dharwad revealed that, 3.33 per cent of police women were underweight and 31.11 per cent were normal remaining 66 per cent were obese. Specifically pre obese (23.33%), obese grade I  (26.67%) and obese grade III (15.56%)category. According to waist circumference,highest proportion were categorised under substantially increased risk (38.89%), or at increased risk (30.00%), one third proportion of selected women police could be classified on no risk group (31.11%). Waist to hip ratio of women police revealed that, 51-56 per cent of women police exhibited risk of metabolic complications across the age groups. Further highest proportion of women among more than 54 years (66.67%) exhibited substantially increased risk of metabolic complications with WHR of more than or equal to 0.85. A strong positive association was recorded at 0.05 per cent level of significance for age and BMI of women police.

Key words: Body Mass Index, Nutritional status, Waist to hip ratio, Women police.

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Cite this article: Muragod, P.P. and Chimmad, B.V., Nutritional Status of Women Police of Hubballi-Dharwad, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(6): 1188-1191 (2018). doi: