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Table 2 The prevalence of nutritional disorders among school-age children by gender in urban slums of bareilly (UP), India 2010-2011 (Multiple Responses)

From: Nutritional status of school-age children - A scenario of urban slums in India

Nutritional disorders Boys (n = 304) Girls (n = 219) Total (%)
  No. % No. %  
Anemia 102 33.7 94 42.8 196
(37.5)
  X 2 = 4.76, p = 0.0290  
Vit A deficiency disorders 7 2.3 11 5.0 18
(3.4)
  X 2 = 2.83, p = 0.0923  
Refractive errors 27 8.9 14 6.3 41
(7.8)
  X 2 = 1.09, p = 0.2962  
Rickets 0 0.0 4 1.8 4
(0.8)
  X 2 = 3.45, p = 0.06333  
Dental caries 52 17.2 45 20.4 97
(18.5)
  X 2 = 0.99, p = 0.3176  
CSOM 2 0.7 2 0.9 4
(0.8)
  X 2 = 0.03, p = 0.8580  
Throat infections 42 13.7 36 16.2 78
(14.9)
  X 2 = 0.69, p = 0.4062  
Skin diseases 8 2.7 7 3.1 15
(2.9)
  X 2 = 0.14, p = 0.7024