Projects

Development of Data capture Tools for the Paediatric Epidemiology and Child Health Study (PEACH)
Details

The Division of medical informatics in coordination with the Division of Nutrition is assisting in the build of the database and validated online data collection tools for the Paediatric Epidemiology and Child Health Study (PEACH). This study involves an Accurate Measurement of Percent Body Fat in Urban South Indian Children aged 5-16 years using Air Displacement Plethysmography (BOD POD).   The study is conducted in children from urban pre-schools and schools of Bangalore and include data from about 10,000 children between the ages of 3 and 16 years. Data collected includes subject demographics, anthropometric, food intake and lifestyle related information.