International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nutrition Science | Saudi Arabia | Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014


Prevalence of Anemia Levels in a Sample of University Female Students

Shadia Mohamed [15] | Samia Sweilem


Abstract: Purpose: Anemia is considered a severe public health problem by World Health Organization when anemia prevalence is equal to or greater than 40 % in the population. The purpose of this study was to determine the anemia prevalence with the associated factors in female students at University of Hail. Objectives: the aim of this study is to identify the Prevalence of anemia levels and its predisposing factors in female students at University of Hail. Concerning the lack of information available on anemia on Hail/KSA; the present study was designed to identify the prevalence of anemia among female students at university of Hail. . Material and Method: ( 168 female) student were interview to collect information on economic status; age; dietary intake. In addition; self weight and height; Blood hemoglobin was measured. Results: The average age of the students ranged from 18-45 years; Height 146-171; weight 15.2-40.8; Hb 8.8-15.7 mg/dl. There are significant relationship between anemic group and test of Hb. before; family history ; awareness about the causes of anemia; fatigue; numbness; coldness in hands & feet ( P-value 0; 010; 0; 003; 0; 016; 0.013; 0.015). Conclusion: There are case of anemia at university of Hail need attention from the decision maker at university and community level.


Keywords: Anemia, Health, Nutrition Education, Dietary Intake, Blood hemoglobin, Hail


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014,


Pages: 805 - 809


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Shadia Mohamed, Samia Sweilem, "Prevalence of Anemia Levels in a Sample of University Female Students", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014, pp. 805-809, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=20132197

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