A Case Control Study on Anemia and Selected Factors among Adolescent Girls in Sri Krishna Arts College in Kancheepuram District
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018

A Case Control Study on Anemia and Selected Factors among Adolescent Girls in Sri Krishna Arts College in Kancheepuram District

N. S. Sunitha Mercy

Anemia is worldwide problem most commonly due to wide spread nutritional deficiency it has been reported that iron is required for growth adolescents. Low iron stores through out childhood may contribute to a delay age of menarche and anemia in adolescent may impair immune response. Profoundly affected groups are adolescent girl 74 to 98 %, pregnant women 80 to 98 %, women in child bearing age 74 to 99 %. The objective of the study is to assess the prevalence of anemia and find the association between anemia and selected risk factors. The research design was case control design. The data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The result of the study revealed prevalence anemia is common among adolescent girls and 33 % of adolescents had moderate anemia. The chi-square value p

Keywords: Anemia, Prevalence, Risk factors

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018

Pages: 826 - 828

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N. S. Sunitha Mercy, "A Case Control Study on Anemia and Selected Factors among Adolescent Girls in Sri Krishna Arts College in Kancheepuram District", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20181719, Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018, 826 - 828

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