Dasgupta A

Department of PSM, All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, Kolkata, India

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  • Original Article   
    Infant and Young Child Feeding Perceptions and Practices among Mothers in a Rural Area of West Bengal, India
    Author(s): Das N, Chattopadhyay D*, Chakraborty S and Dasgupta A

    Background: There are many wrong practices and perceptions of Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) prevalent among different socio‑demographic groups. Aim: To observe IYCF perceptions and practices among mothers in a rural area of West Bengal. Subjects and Methods: Clinic‑based cross‑sectional descriptive study by interviewing mothers of 0‑23 month old children. Appropriate response to each selected key question was assigned a score of + 1 for objective assessment. Data analysis was done by standard statistical methods using the statistical software SPSS 13.0 (Kolkata, India) for windows version. Percentages were calculated for descriptive statistics. Chi‑square test of significance was employed whenever required. Results: 65.8% (225/342.. Read More»

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