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Jan-Mar; 3(1): 3–4. doi: / Keywords: Health care economics, kuppuswamy’s scale, socioeconomic status. The socioeconomic . Socio-economic status is defined as an individual’s or group’s position within a hierarchical social structure. Socioeconomic status depends on. Oberoi SS. Updating income ranges for Kuppuswamy’s socio-economic status scale for the year Indian J Public Health ;

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While this may have been reliable enough in the times gone by, it is no more reliably applicable in today’s scenario.

Please review our privacy policy. Such difficulties arise if the family has one or more elderly members who may be retired or unemployed. India is in a time of dynamic demographic transitions. Sharma R, Saini NK.

The discussion is presented point-wise. The original scale was published in the yearand incorporated three characteristics to be assessed and scored: Knowledge about hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infection and consequences: J Family Med Prim Care. Online interactive calculator for real-time update of the income subscale of Kuppuswamy’s socioeconomic status scale.

Updating income ranges for Kuppuswamy’s socio-economic status scale for the year Indian J Community Med ; National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

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

This article has been cited by. Assessing the Income a Validity of directly asking for income The Kuppuswamy scale requires directly asking the respondent about the income earned. Reference index according to year Click here to view.

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Manual of socio economic status scale urban Delhi: The Kuppuswamy scale in its various forms has scqle stead over 3 decades now and is still widely used as a measure of socioeconomic status in the urban population. If the eldest member of the family is identified as HOF, the chances of low score in education subscale increase as the literacy rate in India earlier was much lower than what it is now. How to cite this article: There has been a remarkable opening up of the Indian economy in the past years.

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

Manual of Socioeconomic Status Urban. An exploratory study on socio economic status scales in a rural and urban setting.

The socioeconomic status SES is widely recognized as one of the important factors affecting the health condition of an individual or a family. Occupation of Head of Family a, b The points mentioned earlier regarding the accurate identification of a HOF, and the error inherent in juxtaposing HOF’s status to that of the entire family, hold relevance kuopuswamy occupation also. Original Kuppuswamy’s socioeconomic status scale Click here to view.

Compliance to topical anti-glaucoma medications among patients at a tertiary hospital in North India. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. While it may still have been possible to grade the smaller number of possible occupational profiles as was true earlier, but now it is very difficult to accurately grade each and every occupation and especially difficult to slot it into one of the assigned scores in the Kuppuswamy classification for occupation.

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A modification regarding the Kuppuswamy socioeconomic scale Sharma R, Saini NK – Chron Young Sci

Even Kuppuswamy had mentioned this as a possible shortcoming. Exploratory Qualitative Findings from India. Footnotes Source of Support: Several scales have been developed and reported in publications that seek to assess SES of families in specific circumstances, such as in kuppuswwmy population or in rural population. Shimpi The Indian Journal of Pediatrics.

The Kuppuswamy scale in its various forms has held steady over three decades now and is still widely used as a measure of socioeconomic status in the urban population.

Mishra D, Singh HP. Abstract The socioeconomic status SES is widely recognized as one of the important factors affecting the health condition of an individual or a family. Anti-endothelial cell antibody rich sera from rheumatic heart disease patients induces proinflammatory phenotype and methylation alteration in endothelial cells.

Clinical events in a large prospective cohort of children with sickle cell disease in Nagpur, India: An example may be an unskilled worker doing a simple occupation, but who may have lot of social standing owing to unpaid social work.