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The Effect of Socio-Economic & Demographic Determinants on Children’s Solid Food-Intake in India: A Study Based on NFHS-4
  • Madhubrota Chatterjee
Madhubrota Chatterjee
Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.

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As nutrition is very critical and its access helps in the improvement of health and creates overall development, it is very vital for the children at their initial stages. In these period of rapid growth, India is still witnessing a huge discrimination regarding the children's solid food intake. This paper seeks to find out the extent of these supplemental food inequality among children aged 6 to 59 months of age using the National Family Health Survey, round 4 data. The results are very much evident to show the inequality among female children, along with discontinued breastfeeding.