Knowledge attitude and practices of rural women regarding underutilized green leafy vegetables in Allahabad district

Publication Date : 14/09/2015


Author(s) :

Jyoti singh , Dr. Neerubala , Dr.Anisha Verma .


Volume/Issue :
Volume 1
,
Issue 9
(09 - 2015)



Abstract :

ABSTRACT - A women’s health affects the household economic well being. The present study was carried out with the objectives to assess the nutritional Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP) of rural women regarding the utilization level of identified underutilized vegetables. The total 160 rural women were selected from Chaka and Jasara block, Allahabad between the age group of 25-40 years. Four villages namely Dabhaon and Bagbana from Chaka block and Budanva and Khatangia from Jasara block were selected for the study. Purposive sampling techniques were used for the selection of the respondents. The data was collected through a developed questionnaire based on nutritional knowledge, attitude and practices of the respondents regarding the identification and utilization of underutilized green leafy vegetables. 58.75 percent people were able to identify underutilized green leafy vegetables and 51.25 percent people were consuming it. The overall knowledge, attitude and practices regarding utilization of underutilized green leafy vegetables in selected rural women that is 43.12 percent, 46.12 percent and 49 percent respectively. Key words: Underutilized green leafy vegetables, Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP), Utilization


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