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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According to the total score thus calculated, the family is placed in the appropriate socioeconomic class as explained in the following Table. Kuppuswamy socioeconomic scale Urban, 1 Click here to view.

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Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. A Revision of ,uppuswamy and Income Criteria for Disrupted resting brain graph measures in individuals at high risk for alcoholism. Grades of undernutrition and socioeconomic status influence cognitive development in school children of Kolkata. This article has been cited by. The classes of score possible for occupation may now prove too limited considering the myriad varieties of kupphswamy in the current society.


International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries. Dhaliwal Digestive Diseases and Sciences. Chapter — 13 In: Ind J Ped ; How to cite this article: Socioeconomic factors relating to diabetes and its management in India.

While this may have been reliable enough in the times gone by, it is no more reliably applicable in today’s scenario. To this category belong doctors, senior administrative officers, senior lecturers, college principals, advocates, planters owning large estates, expert musicians, newspaper editors, auditors, architects, managing directors of firms, bank managers, etc.

Despite best efforts, we could not find any recent study on validation of the Kuppuswamy scale in the present scenario.

Exploratory Qualitative Findings from India. They may also involve lower grade professional training, but the jobs are essentially of a routine nature.

Life experiences and quality of life of involuntarily childless men in treatment and adoptive fathers. Kuppuswamy’s socioeconomic status scale – Updating for Thakur European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry.

Influence of socio-economic status on access to different components of SCI management across Indian population.

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

An exploratory study on socio economic status scales in a rural and urban setting. One of the scales widely used and classifixation even today is the one developed by Kuppuswamy.


Patel The Indian Journal of Pediatrics. The most widely used scale for urban populations is Kuppuswamy’s socioeconomic scale, which was devised by Kuppuswamy in Indian J Pediatr ; Indian Classificayion Community Med ;30 4: Outcomes in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in the north indian population. Considering the new baseprice index for current year is used to establish new ranges of income.

Updated Kuppuswamy’s socioeconomic scale for Dudala SR – J Dr NTR Univ Health Sci

Some typical examples are clerk, typist, and accountant. Refrain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks, name calling or inciting hatred against any community. A Prospective Observational Study.

Higher levels of brain derived neurotrophic factor but similar nerve growth factor in human milk in women with preeclampsia.