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Nutritional Assessment of Hostel Residential and non Hostel Residential Boys and Girl Students of Sindh University, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan

Afsheen Mushtaque Shah, Allah Nawaz Memon, Arshad Hussain Laghari and Mehar Ali Kazi
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Nutrition has great importance for humans to survive whole life but it takes special attention during the study period. University Hostel students are totally dependents on their own care; they mostly ignore the importance of balance diet and nutrition which is necessary for the health and fitness of mind for a student to study to achieve the tasks assigned. Questionnaire was filled by all the students which contained economic condition, education, health, food pattern, height and weight of 100 of Boys and Girls Hostel Residential (HR) and Non Hostel Residential (NHR) students. Biochemical tests like blood Glucose, Albumin, Globulin, Total protein, A/G ratio and Hb was analyzed to evaluate the nutritional status of the students, for the statically analysis, Arithmetic mean, Standard Deviation, probability and Chi square distribution was calculated.

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Afsheen Mushtaque Shah, Allah Nawaz Memon, Arshad Hussain Laghari and Mehar Ali Kazi, 2013. Nutritional Assessment of Hostel Residential and non Hostel Residential Boys and Girl Students of Sindh University, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, 12: 356-359.

DOI: 10.3923/pjn.2013.356.359


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