The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 84, Issue 1, pp 3–6 | Cite as

Kuppuswamy’s Socio-Economic Status Scale: A Revision of Occupation and Income Criteria for 2016

  • Mahesh R. Khairnar
  • Umesh Wadgave
  • Pranali V. Shimpi
Commentary

Notes

Contributions

MRK: Design & concept, definition of intellectual content, manuscript preparation; UW: Manuscript preparation and editing; PVS: Literature search, manuscript editing and review. Dr. Rajesh Koppikar, Professor & Head, Department of Periodontology, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University Dental College & Hospital, Sangli, Maharahstra, will act as guarantor for the paper.

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Conflict of Interest

None.

Source of Funding

None.

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mahesh R. Khairnar
    • 1
  • Umesh Wadgave
    • 1
  • Pranali V. Shimpi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Public Health DentistryBharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University Dental College & HospitalSangliIndia
  2. 2.Department of PhysiologyLokamanya Tilak Municipal Medical College & Govt. HospitalMumbaiIndia

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