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2019, Vol. 6, Issue 6, Part A

Correlation between socio-economic status and body mass index


Author(s): Dr. Lokhande Navnath Nanarao

Abstract: The research study entitled “correlation between socio-economic status and body mass index” has been carried out in Basmat taluka of Hingoli district of Maharashtra state. The major objects of the study are measurement, categorization of BMI, socio-economic status and its correlationship with BMI. Thirty (30) boys and thirty (30) girls based on their own social strata identification who represent various sports competition have been selected. Frequency, percentage, coefficient of correlation as statistical tools have been applied. Regarding social stratification and categorization of body mass index, the results reflecs not much differentiation between these two variables. The co-efficient of correlation reveals that education (0.423), educational status (0.398), social participation (0.392) and education to children (0.560) in boys and family education status (0.593) in 91815 as a social variable shows positive and significant relationship with the body mass index. The economic variables in both the boys and girls did not show any significant impact.

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Dr. Lokhande Navnath Nanarao. Correlation between socio-economic status and body mass index. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2019;6(6):01-03.
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