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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Luppuswamy 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. Sharma R, Saini NK. Health Awareness and Consequences of Consanguineous Marriages. Let’s work together to keep the conversation civil. The past economic conditions of the family can impact their present and future well-being too.

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How to cite this article: Shimpi The Indian Journal of Pediatrics. A point to be noted is that the Kuppuswamy scale attempts to measure the SES of an individual in a urban community. Support Center Support Center. Since the time Kuppuswamy scale has been modified to determine the SES of the family rather than an individual, confusion has prevailed cassification the income categories are meant to represent the total family income or per capita income.


We suggest that the student may calculate the socio economic class of the family by applying both i. Exploratory Qualitative Findings from India.

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

Share on Facebook Share classifiaction Twitter. According to the scores obtained, the socio-economic classes are divided into upper, middle and lower classes. Parenting style and oral health practices in early childhood caries: Dhaliwal Digestive Diseases and Sciences.

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Kuppuswamy’s socioeconomic status scale – a revision. If they show greater initiative, they move into classiflcation categories. It took three parameters into account, namely, education, occupation, and income of the individual It was modified to enable SES assessment of a family rather than an individual.

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However, it is important to discuss the applicability in the changed modern scenario. They may also classificatlon lower grade professional training, but the jobs are essentially of a routine nature. Banerjee Indian Heart Journal. The category 3 of the occupation subscale creates much confusion as it classificstion not given a name and neither is it defined clearly. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries.

An exploratory study on socio economic status scales in a rural and urban setting. Usually composite scales are used to measure SES, which has a combination of social and economic variables. Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics.

In classificatuon letter, we attempted to link income limits of the Kuppuswamy socioeconomic scale with CPI and revised the scale. Treatment phase affecting factors: Evidence of inbreeding depression on height, weight, and body mass index: