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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor: RJIF 5.43

ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2020, Vol. 5, Issue 2
Nutritional awareness and body mass index among the Undergraduate female students
Author(s): Surbhi Bansal and Dr. Ramesh Singh
Abstract:
Purpose: The purpose of the study was to know the Nutritional Awareness and Body Mass Index among the female students of different streams of Post Graduate Government College, Sector-11, Chandigarh.
Methodology: The study was descriptive in nature in which survey method was used for the collection of the data. Total 80 students were selected as a population from the different streams of Post Graduate Government College, Sector-11, Chandigarh. The subjects were selected by using purposive random sampling technique. For the study total 04 streams namely B.P.Ed., B. Com., B.A. and B.Sc. (all the classes i.e. I, II and III Year) were taken. 20 students were taken from each stream. The age of the subjects were ranged from 18 to 25 years. The variables selected for the present study were: Nutritional Awareness and Body Mass Index. The Nutritional Awareness of the subjects was assessed by using Nutritional Survey Questionnaire developed by Hoogenboom, Morris, Morris & Schaefer, 2009. For calculating Body Mass Index of the subjects, the height and weight of the students were measured by using Stadiometer and electronic weighing machine respectively. The height was measured in meters while weight was taken in kilograms. The level of significance was set at 0.05.
Statistical Technique: In order to analyses the collected data were analyzed by using SPSS software, in which descriptive statistics and one way ANOVA were used to compare the mean scores of the Nutritional Awareness and Body Mass Index of the students of different streams of Post Graduate Government College, Sector-11, Chandigarh.
Result: The results of the study have shown that, there is no significant difference between the female students of Undergraduate Classes of P.G.G.C.-11, Chandigarh on Nutritional Awareness and Body Mass Index.
Conclusion: No significant difference was found between female students of Undergraduate Classes of P.G.G.C.-11, Chandigarh on Nutritional Awareness and Body Mass Index.
Pages: 273-276  |  65 Views  2 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Surbhi Bansal, Dr. Ramesh Singh. Nutritional awareness and body mass index among the Undergraduate female students. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2020;5(2):273-276.
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