International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019


Effect of Rice Flakes and Jaggery Mixture Consumption on Hemoglobin Level among Adolescent Girls

Limna M


Abstract: A pre experimental study was conducted to assess the effect of rice flakes and jaggery mixture consumption on hemoglobin level among adolescent girls in a selected area at Pandalam Panchayat. The objectives of the study were to compare the pre test and post test level of hemoglobin among adolescent girls and to find out the association between pre test level of hemoglobin and selected socio demographic variables. A quantitative research approach with one group pre test post test was adopted for the study. The study was conducted in the 8th ward of Pandalam Panchayat. Thirty adolescent girls with hemoglobin level less than 12 g/dl were selected by purposive sampling technique. Conceptual framework was developed based on King’s goal attainment theory. Socio demographic data were collected by structured interview schedule, pre test was done by hemoglobin test using cyanmeth hemoglobin method by photoelectric colorimeter and hemoglobin chart and samples were subjected to administered 150 g of rice flakes and jaggery mixture in the form of a ladoo for a period of three weeks. Post test was done after three weeks using the same tool. Data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The findings showed that average mean post test 11.42 with SD =0.44 were higher than the average mean pre test 11.33 with SD =0.45. The calculated t value (8.31) is greater than table value (2.05) at df 29 showed that there was significant improvement in the level of hemoglobin after the consumption of rice flakes and jaggery mixture (p


Keywords: Effect, Rice flakes and jaggery mixture, Hemoglobin level, Adolescent girls


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019,


Pages: 1124 - 1128


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Limna M, "Effect of Rice Flakes and Jaggery Mixture Consumption on Hemoglobin Level among Adolescent Girls", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019, pp. 1124-1128, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20198704

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