Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 7

Factor Related to Nutritional Status of Children with Disability Living in Dhaka City, Bangladesh

Md Harun-Or-Rashid1*, Abul Hasnat Mohiuddin2, Omar Faruque3, Bijoya Sarkar4, Kakoli Alamgir5, Abu Yousuf6 and Shamim Reza7

1Consultant (Physiotherapy), New Life Trauma Centre, Rampura, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2Assistant Professor and Head of Physiotherapy Department, Dhaka College of Medical and Technology, Mohammadpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh and Consultant (Physiotherapy), Islami Bank Central Hospital Kakrail, Dhaka, Bangladesh
3Clinical Physiotherapist, Gono Shasthaya Kendra Hospital, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
4Physiotherapist, Gono Shasthaya Medical College Hospital, Mirzanagar, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
5Chief Clinical Physiotherapist, Bondhon Hospital and Diagnostic Centre, Jashore, Bangladesh
6Physiotherapist, Jobed Ali Memorial Hospital Pvt. Ltd, Araihazar, Narayangonj, Bangladesh
7Chief Physiotherapist, Shimla Hospital, Pabna, Bangladesh

*Corresponding Author: Md Harun-Or-Rashid, Consultant (Physiotherapy), New Life Trauma Centre, Rampura, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Received: May 19, 2021; Published: June 02, 2021


Purpose: To assess the nutritional status and nutritional related knowledge of children or their caregiver of CWD in Dhaka city.

Objectives: To assess the anthropometric measurement by BMI, WAZ, HAZ of the respondents, To assess the nutrition related knowledge of the children or their caregivers of the respondents, To appraise the food frequency pattern of the participants, To find out socio-demographic (age, gender, family type, living area, educational status) characteristics of CWD Parents.

Methodology: Children with neurodevelopment disorders living in Dhaka city. CWD (neurodevelopment disability like as Autism, CP, ID and Down syndrome) living in Eskatan and SWID Bangladesh between September 2020 to March 2021. The instruments used included direct interview, a standard questionnaire and Knowledge of nutrition and food frequency pattern. Data were numerically coded and captured in Excel, using an SPSS 22.0 version.

Results: The findings of the study provide a baseline of information about find out nutritional status and FCS disabled child in Bangladesh the study found that mean age of the participant was 9.98 (SD ± 1.62) years and most of the participants were above 5 years. The youngest participants in this study were 7 years old and oldest participants were 12 years old. In this study, this study showed that male caregivers participants were highest rate that was 58.6% (n = 51). Female caregivers participant were rate that was 41.4% (n = 36) with males attended more than females, in this study showed >10000 BDT range participants were highest rate that was 62.1% (n = 54). Primary passed participants were highest rate that was 34.5% (n = 30). More degree passed participant were second highest rate that was 31% (n = 27). According to our findings, knowledge about nutrition of the participants showed that no participants were highest rate that was 39.1% (n = 34). Yes participant second highest were rate that was 34.5% (n = 30) and not sure participants were 26.4% (n = 23). Knowledge about nutrition components of the participants. This study showed that yes participants were highest rate that was 41.4% (n = 36). No participant second highest were rate that was 29.9% (n = 26) and not sure participants were 28.7% (n = 25).

Keywords:BMI; Cerebral Palsy; Knowledge; Neurodevelopment Disorders and Nutritional Status


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Citation: Md Harun-Or-Rashid., et al. “Factor Related to Nutritional Status of Children with Disability Living in Dhaka City, Bangladesh".Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 5.7 (2021): 03-14.


Copyright: © 2021 Md Harun-Or-Rashid., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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