Nutritional Health And Academic Performance Of Children In Selected Primary Schools Of Upper Nyakach Division,Nyakach District, Kenya

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TABLE OF CONTENTS


DECLARATION ..................................................................................................................... i

APPROVAL ............................................................................................................................ ii

DEDICATION ....................................................................................................................... iii

ACKNOWLEDGMENT ....................................................................................................... iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS ....................................................................................................... ,.

LIST OF TABLES .............................................................................................................. viii

LIST OF FIGURES .............................................................................................................. ix

ABSTRACT ............................................................................................................................ X

DEFINITION OF TERMS ................................................................................................... xi

CHAPTER ONE ..................................................................................................................... I

INTRODUCTION .................................................................................................................. I

1.0 Background or the study .................................................................................................... I

1.1 Statement of the l'r·oblcm ................................................................................................... 2

1.2 Objective or the Study ........................................................................................................ 3

1 ·~-·1 ''e> ]JCCI' J'I C 0 l)'jC Ct!.V C. S ............................................................................................................01

1.3 Research questions ............................................................................................................. 3

1.-1 Scope of' the study .............................................................................................................. 3

1.5 Significance <>I' the study .................................................................................................... -1

CHAPTER T\VO .................................................................................................................... 5

LITI~RATURE REVII~\V ...................................................................................................... 5

CHAPTER THREE ............................................................................................................... 8

RESEARCI·I METHODOLOGV .......................................................................................... 8

3.0 Introduction ........................................................................................................................ 8

J.l Research Design ................................................................................................................. 8

3.2 Study Population ................................................................................................................ 8

3.3 Sample Framework ............................................................................................................ 8

3.3.1 Sample Size ..................................................................................................................... 8

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3.3.2 Sample Technique ........................................................................................................... 8

3.4 Methods for Data ( 'olleetion .............................................................................................. 9

3.4.1 Instruments ...................................................................................................................... 9

3.4.2 Reliability of the instruments .......................................................................................... 9

3.4.3 Sources of Data ............................................................................................................... 9

3.4.4 Data collection Procedure ............................................................................................... 9

3.5 Data Processing and Analysis .......................................................................................... I 0

3.6 Limitations ofthc study .................................................................................................... 10

CHAPTER FO ll R ................................................................................................................ II

PRESENTATION OF DATA, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF .................. II

FINDINGS ............................................................................................................................ II

4.0 Introduction ...................................................................................................................... I I

4.1 Profile of the respondents ................................................................................................. 12

4.2 Nutrition of children and physical gro1vth and development. ................................... 13

4.2.1 The cf!Cct of" nutrition on the growth and cicl·dopmcnt of' children ............................. 13

4.2.21'rcvalencc oi'malnow·ished children ............................................................................ 15

4.3 Nutrition ofchildt·cn and their School achicvcmc·nt ........................................................ 16

4.3.1 Nutrition of children and school performance .............................................................. 16

4.3.2 Nuti·ition and lcvd of concentration in class ................................................................. 16

4.3.3 Nutrition of children and the rate or enrolment. ............................................................ 18

4.3.4 Nutrition or lcarnct·s and the rate or absenteeism l'nlm school ..................................... 18

4.3.5 Nutrition and learner academic achievement ................................................................ 20

4.3.6 Good !Ceding in early years and better pcrfonmmcc of lcamcrs .................................. 21

4.4 Family background. nutrition and pupils academic pcrronnance in primary

schools ................................................................................................................................... 22

4.4.1 Parents knowledge or1·aluc of' good nutrition and its cl'lcct on academic

perlonnance ............................................................................................................................ 22

4.4.2 Socio-economic status of parents. children. nutrition and academic pcrlormancen

4.5 Nutritional Health and Academic Perronnance or learners ............................................. 24

4.5.1 !existence or (ceding programs in primary schools ............................................... 26

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SSA, R (2021). Nutritional Health And Academic Performance Of Children In Selected Primary Schools Of Upper Nyakach Division,Nyakach District, Kenya. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 20, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/nutritional-health-and-academic-performance-of-children-in-selected-primary-schools-of-upper-nyakach-division-nyakach-district-kenya

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Research, SSA. "Nutritional Health And Academic Performance Of Children In Selected Primary Schools Of Upper Nyakach Division,Nyakach District, Kenya" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 20, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/nutritional-health-and-academic-performance-of-children-in-selected-primary-schools-of-upper-nyakach-division-nyakach-district-kenya