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   1994| October-December  | Volume 38 | Issue 4  
    Online since September 29, 2010

 
 
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Study of the impact of epidemiological factors on intelligence of rural children of 3 to 6 years age group belonging to low socio-economic status.
SK Lahiri, SP Mukhopadhyay, KK Das, SK Ray, D Biswas
October-December 1994, 38(4):133-42
PMID:7797312
There are many factors which affect intelligence as well as physical growth of children, although genetic factor plays a prime role but social, environmental and psychological factors influence significantly the physical growth and intelligence of the child and the same can be improved through intervention. Community based studies are therefore useful to understand effect of these factors for future planning. The present study was therefore undertaken in Burdwan district of West Bengal with the objectives of studying level of intelligence of children of 3 to 6 years age group and impact of the factors related to the level of intelligence of these children. 72 children of 3 to 6 years age group were studied, of which 2/3 were either normal or having Grade-I undernutrition and the rest were either Grade-II or Grade-III. A significant positive association was found between DST IQ score (Bharat Raj) and the nutritional grade. Non-formal education also was found to have significant bearing on the IQ level. No significant relationship was however found between DST IQ score and the religion indicating culture independence of the scoring system.
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Resurgence of malaria in eastern and north-eastern region of India : a critical appraisal.
PK Sen
October-December 1994, 38(4):155-8
PMID:7797313
The implication of recent resurgence of malaria in eastern (E) and northeastern(NE) states of India critically urges an in-depth viewpoint into the rationale of implementation of National Malaria Eradication Programme (NMEP). The article highlights the regional scenario, considering the programme performance in this context.
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Health economic concepts, issues & challenges.
SP Mukhopadhyay
October-December 1994, 38(4):124-32
PMID:7797311
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Measuring the interactions of the determinants of health.
CC Sinha
October-December 1994, 38(4):158-158
PMID:7797314
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Maternal behaviour and feeding practices as determinants of childhood diarrhoea : some observations among rural Begalee mothers.
AS Bose
October-December 1994, 38(4):120-120
PMID:7797310
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Plague.
AK Hati
October-December 1994, 38(4):119-20
PMID:7797309
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