Research Articles


Ghosh S, Barik A, Majumder S, Gorain A, Mukherjee S, Majumder S, Chatterjee K, Bhaumik S K, Majumder P P, Chowdhury A. Health & Demographic Surveillance System Profile: The Birbhum Population Project (Birbhum HDSS). International Journal of Epidemiology. 2015; 44(1): 98-107.

➤   Nutrition➤   NCDs➤   Maternal and Child Health

Rai RK, Jaacks LM, Bromage S, Barik A. Fawzi WW, Chowdhury A. Prospective cohort study of overweight and obesity among rural Indian adults: socio-demographic predictors of prevalence, incidence, and remission. BMJ Open. 2018; 8(8): e021363.
Rai RK, Fawzi WW, Bromage S, Barik A. Chowdhury A. Underweight among rural Indian adults: burden, and predictors of incidence and recovery. Public Health Nutrition. 2018; 21(4):669-678.
Ghosh TS, Sengupta S, Bhattacharya T, Yadav D, Barik A, Chowdhury A, Das B, Mande S, Nair GB. Gut microbiomes of Indian Children of varying Nutritional Status. PLoS One 2014; 9(4):e95547.

Barik A, Shah R, Spillahari A, Murthy VL, Ambale-Venkatesh B, Rai RK, Das K, Santra A, Hembram JR, Bhattacharya D, Freedman J, Lima J, Das R, Bhattacharyya P, Das S, Chowdhury A. Hepatic steatosis is associated with cardiometabolic risk in a rural Indian population: a prospective cohort study. International Journal of Cardiology. 2016; 225:161-166.

Barik A, Mazumdar S, Chowdhury A, Rai RK. Physiological and behavioural risk factors of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in rural India. BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care. 2016; 4(1): e000255.

Barik A, Das K, Chowdhury A, Rai RK. Metabolic syndrome among rural Indian adults. Clinical Nutrition ESPEN. 2018; 23: 129-135.

Ghosh S, Mukhopadhyay S, Barik A. Sex differences in the risk profile of hypertension: a cross-sectional study.BMJ Open. 2016; 6(7): e010085.

Barik A, Rai RK, Chowdhury A. Tobacco use and self-reported morbidity among rural Indian adults. Primary Health Care Research & Development. 2016; 17(5): 514-523.

Barik A, Rai RK, Gorain A, Majumdar S, Chowdhury A. Socio-economic disparities in tobacco consumption in rural India: evidence from a Health and Demographic Surveillance System. Perspectives in Public Health. 2016; 136 (5): 278-287.

Barik A, Rai RK, Chowdhury A. Alcohol use-related problems among a rural Indian population of West Bengal: an application of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT). Alcohol & Alcoholism. 2016; 51 (2): 215-223.

Mukherjee S , Chaudhuri A , Barik A. New Health Policy and Chronic Disease: Analysis of Data and Evidence. Economic and Political Weekly 2015; 50 (37): 21-24.

Rai RK, Sudfeld C, Barik A, Fawzi WW, Chowdhury A. Socio-demographic determinants of preterm birth and small-for-gestational age in rural West Bengal, India. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics. 2019; doi:

Gorain A, Barik A, Chowdhury A, Rai RK. Preference in place of delivery among rural Indian women. PLoS One. 2017; 12(12): e0190117.