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Determinants of undernutrition in rural India

Jha, Raghbendra; Gaiha, Raghav


Using a new data set constructed by converting NSS household consumption figures (rural sector) for the 43rd round (1987-88), 50th round (1993-94) and 55th round (1999-2000) into their nutritional equivalents, this paper presents new evidence of the extent of undernourishment in terms of calories and proteins. Results are presented for evidence of undernourishment in terms of calories for sedentary, moderate and heavy work, in terms of protein and jointly in terms of protein and calories. The...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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