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 Special Issue: S Irudaya Rajan a& AKM Ahsan Ullah (2023) From knowledge to action: South Asian diaspora engagement in times of crisis, South Asian Diaspora, 15:2, 123-136, DOI: 10.1080/19438192.2023.2240611



IIMAD is pleased to announce the launch of the website for Migration and Development Journal(MAD) “Migration and Development” is available at https://journals.sagepub.com/home/mad At launch, the journal begins a free access period which ends on (06-12-2023).

Kerala Migration Survey 2023 takes place through Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation under the direction of Dr. S. Irudaya Rajan, Visiting Fellow, GIFT and Chair, IIMAD which is funded by the Government of Kerala.

The International Institute of Migration and Development welcomes
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Nutritional status of older adults in India: An exploration of the role of oral health and food insecurity factors

Published on October 19, 2023




In this study, we attempted to generate insights into the determinants of nutritional status among older adults in India by exploring the role of factors including oral health, food insecurity, socioeconomic, demographic and health-related variables. The study also examined the moderating role of tooth loss with the association between chewing ability and nutritional status.


The data was obtained from Longitudinal Ageing Study India (LASI) – Wave 1 (2017-18). The sample consisted of 27,411 older adults (Male = 13, 232; Female = 14, 179) aged 60 years and above. In addition to descriptive and bivariate analysis, we employed multinomial logistic regression analysis.

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