Research Paper | Physiology Science | India | Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019
Study of Anemia in Vadodara Population, Western India
Abstract: Background:. The distribution of anemia prevalence and risk factors among adults in vadodara population. A cross-sectional study was conducted at Vadodara, Western India during 2009 to 2010. To investigate the prevalence and predictors of anemia among adults this study done. (> 18 years old). Materials and methods: A cross-sectional community based survey was conducted in an SBKS Medical College and Hospital, Pipariya, Vadodara. A total of 149 subjects were included in this study. The study took place from October 2009 to March 2010 (6 months). Results: the prevalence of anemia, is 57 adults had anemia; 23 (40.1 %) ; 27 (47.39 %) and 17 (29.82 %) had mild, moderate and severe anemia, respectively. In analyses, male vs. female gender (P = 0.2), age (< 50 yrs Vs 50 years) ( P = 0.6), rural vs. urban residency (P = 0.8), educational level < secondary level vs. secondary level ( P = 0.7) were not associated with anemia. Conclusion: There was a high prevalence of anemia is found in this study. Anemia affected adults regardless to their age, sex. But anemia affects specially in laborers people and low educational level. Therefore, anemia is needed to be screened for routinely and supplements have to be employed in this setting.
Keywords: Anemia, Adults, Prevalence, Screening, hemoglobin
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019,
Pages: 664 - 666
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Divyesh Vadasmiya, "Study of Anemia in Vadodara Population, Western India", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20197554, Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019, 664 - 666, #ijsrnet
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