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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Chattopadhyay Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry. Original Kuppuswamy’s socioeconomic status scale Click here to view. Chron Young Sci ;5: Anti-endothelial cell antibody rich sera clasification rheumatic heart disease patients induces proinflammatory phenotype and methylation alteration in endothelial cells.

Health-related quality of life in infants and toddlers with congenital heart disease: These parameters are defined later in this section.

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Income of the whole family: India is in a time of dynamic demographic transitions. The work here is also essentially of a repetitive nature. How to cite this URL: A cross-sectional study to assess kuppusway role of chronic nutritional and socio-economic status.


A case control study in India Nighat Y. We have sent you a verification email. A Revision of Occupation and Income Criteria for Indian J Clqssification Health ; Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental Health.

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.

What is the Kuppuswamy scale? – Times of India

This means the item which costs Rs. In the absence of a universally accepted available alternative, it may be perforce necessary to keep on using the Kuppuswamy scale; but discussion on its merits and demerits in the current scenario is important, especially for the health professionals and others new to the use of measures of socioeconomic conditions of a family.

In today’s time with shrinking family size, best expressed with double income no kid syndrome; a small family with same income will enjoy an upward social mobility. A new instrument scale for measuring the socioeconomic status of a family: Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics. Invariably it leads to nonresponses or responses that seem more likely to be underreported figures. The Kuppuswamy classsification was proposed classificatiln Kuppuswamy in India in Treatment outcomes with daily self-administered treatment and thrice-weekly directly-observed treatment in two cohorts of newly-diagnosed, sputum-positive adults with pulmonary tuberculosis: Multidimensional impact on families of children with steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome.




Kuppuswamy’s scocioeconomic status scale-A revision. Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Influence of socio-economic status on access to different components of SCI management across Indian population. Maternal nerve growth factor levels during pregnancy in women with preeclampsia: The physical assets possessed by the family such as number of residential properties, number of commercial properties, extent of agricultural land holdings, investments such as gold or fixed deposits, and assets that may be regarded as investment such as vehicles, durable consumer goods, etc.