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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 7, Issue:7, July, 2018

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(7): 685-692

A Study of Attributes of Hearing Impaired Children and Importance of Nutrition
P. Anubhuti1, R. Neela Rani1, S.L. Kameswari1 and P. Sreedevi2
1Department of Home Science Extension and communication management
2Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Hyderabad, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Andhra Pradesh, India
*Corresponding author

A present study was conducted to study attributes of hearing impaired children and importance of nutrition. For the study, based upon the nature of the research problem and objectives of the present study, action research design was selected. A total of fifteen hearing impaired children were selected. Questionnaire was developed for data collection. Mean score were used for data analysis. The results of the study were revealed that the majority of the hearing impaired children were male i.e. 60 % when compared to female 40%.More than half of the HI children i.e. 53% were belonged under the category of 10-11 years of age followed by almost an equal sample belonged to 8-9 years old (27%) and 6-7 years (20%). In case of class of study the majority of hearing impaired children was in 5th class i.e. 33%, followed by class 4th (27%). An equal sample i.e. 20% was belonging to class 1st and 3rd whereas none of them belonged to class 2nd. It was also found that respiratory problems among hearing impaired children was more prominent i.e. all the hearing impaired children were having respiratory problems followed by almost an equal sample of 80% were suffering from ear disorders and voice problems. Very few samples were having eyes problems (40%) whereas none of them was having tooth decay.

Keywords: Hearing impaired children, Nutrition, Mean score, Action research

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Anubhuti, P., R. Neela Rani, S.L. Kameswari and Sreedevi, P. 2018. A Study of Attributes of Hearing Impaired Children and Importance of Nutrition.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(7): 685-692. doi:
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