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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(7): 3649-3654
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.907.427


A Study on Profile Characteristics of Rural Women Having Children between the Age Group of 6 Month to 24 Month
Lopamudra Mohapatra1*, R. Neela Rani1, R. Geetha Reddy1 and T. Kamalaja2
1Department of Extension Education and Communication Management, Hyderabad, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Telangana, India
2Department of Food and Nutrition, Hyderabad, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Telangana, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was undertaken to study the profile characteristics of rural women having children between 6 month and 24 months of age. A total sample of 120 rural mothers was selected through purposive random sampling method. Ex- post facto research design was used for the study. The study was conducted by using a structured interview schedule. The data was analysed using frequency and percentage. In the study the result revealed that majority of the respondents were belonged to the age of < 25 year (60%), were illiterate (25.84%), had agriculture (36.67%) as occupation, nuclear family (67.50%), medium income (50.83%), small land holding (50%) ,1 to 2 children (79.16%) , low mass media exposure (74.17%) and low extension contact (90.83%).


Keywords: Empowerment, Food security, Malnutrition, Mass media, Extension contact
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Lopamudra Mohapatra, R. Neela Rani, R. Geetha Reddy and Kamalaja, T. 2020. A Study on Profile Characteristics of Rural Women Having Children between the Age Group of 6 Month to 24 Month.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(7): 3649-3654. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.907.427