ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Caste, Religion and Malnutrition Linkages

The poor are not uniformly disadvantaged. Across most health indicators, the situation of the scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and Muslims is significantly worse than that of others. While nutritional status is closely linked with levels of income, education and public health services, the social belonging of persons also acts as an additional aggravating factor for nutritional inequity.

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