Current Business Research Project Paper
Lisa M. Kram
RESEARCH AND EVALUATION I RES/341
November 24, 2008
Due Day 7: Current Business Research Project Paper
The research study I choose to write about is called “What Characterises are Woman Vulnerable to Chronic Energy Deficiency”. The study was made to measure the vulnerability to chronic energy deficiency among women from several different countries. They surveyed women from different household incomes to where they live and how many children they may have. However, the study is mostly concerned with measuring the vulnerability to chronic energy deficiency among the women of Uttar Pradesh, India. The reason for this particular study is because researchers say that in the last half century of our time, many countries including the less wealthy ones possessed a greater health status than any other period in history with unprecedented increases in life expectancy and child survival. On the other hand, disparities have grown significantly especially with what people have and what they don’t have. In addition, gender disparities are more prevalent in India than any other country.
The input needed to asses the well being of individuals on the health front is an objective measure of Indian women’s health status and to achieve that, they needed to collect the heights and weights of all the individuals in the study. This study is based on women age 15 -49. They used a National Family Health Survey, and cross section data.
The study identifies the portion of female population that is vulnerable to chronic energy deficiency both in rural and urban areas of Uttar Pradesh. It finds that the portions of women predicted to beat the risk of CED is greater than the portion of women already suffering from malnutrition. In addition, infrastructure plays a major role in influencing health outcomes and so does status of the household, the husband’s level of education, standard of...