2017, Vol. 2, Issue 2
A study on women’s wisdom on under-utilized green leafy vegetables (UUGV) before and after intervention in urban slums of Lucknow district, India
Author(s): Soumya Hajela
A women’s health affects the household economic well being. The present study was carried out with the objectives to study human wisdom on underutilized green leafy vegetables among women of reproductive age residing in urban slums in Lucknow district. The total 40 rural women were selected from different slums of the city. Purposive sampling techniques were used for the selection of the respondents. The study was longitudinal. The data was collected through a developed questionnaire based on General Information, Attitude and Awareness regarding UUGVs. 70% (majority) were of the age group of 20-35 years and married, it is quite an important issue for them to know about the dietary intake and the adequate amount during that particular period of time. Also, many of them were mothers too, therefore it was necessary for them to understand the importance of utilization of UUGVs for them as well as for their kids and other family members. 60% of them said that UUGVs are beneficial in preventing diseases, whereas after the educational intervention 80% agreed to it. 30% women used to cultivate them but after the programme, the number has increased to 40%.
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How to cite this article:
Soumya Hajela. A study on women’s wisdom on under-utilized green leafy vegetables (UUGV) before and after intervention in urban slums of Lucknow district, India. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2017;2(2):442-445.