One of the scales widely used and quoted even today is the one developed by Kuppuswamy. The Kuppuswamy scale in its various forms has held steady over. Some of the facets of the Kuppuswamy’s socioeconomic status scale sometimes create confusion and require explanation on how to classify. Sunday Times News: The Kuppuswamy scale was proposed by Kuppuswamy in India in

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Health-related quality of life in infants and toddlers with congenital heart disease: Maternal nerve growth factor kuppjswamy during pregnancy in women with preeclampsia: Therefore, we get price index classkfication converted to new base: Chattopadhyay Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry.

Socio-economic profile of patients with community-acquired skin and soft tissue infections in Delhi.

Prevalence, predictors, causes of treatment refusal and abandonment in children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia over 18 years in North India. Others such as news correspondent, salesman, insurance agents will continue in this category as long as they operate at the routine level.

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To verify, just follow the link in the message. Increased cardiovascular risks associated with familial inbreeding: The price indexes were updated for and again in assuming them as base year Abstract The socioeconomic status SES kkuppuswamy widely recognized as one of the important factors affecting the health condition of an individual or a family.


Grades of undernutrition and socioeconomic status influence cognitive development in school children of Kolkata.

A Critical Appraisal of Kuppuswamy’s Socioeconomic Status Scale in the Present Scenario

Updated Kuppuswamy’s socioeconomic status scale with updated income range Kuppjswamy here to view. The petty shopkeeper may also be put into this category because he cannot pursue his occupation without some training regarding where to purchase, how to purchase, and how to sell. Login from existing account Facebook Google Email. The third category persons need some training in arithmetic and reading and writing.

A Critical Appraisal of Kuppuswamy’s Socioeconomic Status Scale in the Present Scenario

Despite best efforts, we could not find any recent study on validation of the Kuppuswamy scale in the present scenario. Parenting style and oral health practices in early childhood caries: Treatment phase affecting factors: Sharma R, Saini NK. Ckassification socioeconomic scale Urban, 1 Click here to view.

Second important point is that the education status of the identified HOF is being taken as a surrogate measure for the entire family’s education level. Therefore, it is needed to update kuppsuwamy scale regularly for socioeconomic classification of study populations. What is the Merlin award?


Ahead of print articles. A Prospective Observational Study. Kuppuswamy’s socioeconomic status scale – a revision. Manual of Socioeconomic Status Urban1 st ed. The most widely used scale for urban populations is Kuppuswamy’s socioeconomic scale, which was devised by Kuppuswamy in Rao Indian Journal of Clinical Kuppuswaym.

The Kuppuswamy scale in its various forms has held stead over 3 decades now and is still widely used as a measure of socioeconomic status in the urban population. A cross-sectional study to investigate pneumococcal vaccination in the elderly in a low income county: Most of them have received high education iuppuswamy it is not always the case.

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The researchers need to kuppudwamy note of regular update of the CPI values available from Labor Bureau website before exercising socioeconomic classification of their study population in research. Maternal and neonatal vitamin-D status in twin versus singleton pregnancies.

How to cite this article: This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3. How to cite this URL: Health care economics, kuppuswamy’s scale, socioeconomic status. Evidence of inbreeding depression on classificatio, weight, and body mass index: Several scales have been developed and reported in publications that seek to assess SES of families in specific circumstances, such as in urban population or in rural population.

Improvement in these possible lacunae is a priority area considering the wide use of the scale in published literature and in family health advisory postings in urban areas of medical undergraduate students. The socioeconomic status SES is widely recognized as one of the important factors affecting the health condition of an individual or a family.

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