International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physiology Science | India | Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016 | Rating: 6.6 / 10

Prevalence of Anemia Risk Factors in Pregnant Women

Dr. Seema Kumari | Dr. Jyoti Priya [3]

Abstract: Objective To study the prevalence and risk factors of women with anemia during pregnancy. Materials and methods This study was performed based on 100 pregnancies delivered during the years 2016 in Hind institute of medical sciences. Anemia was defined as hemoglobin (Hg) lower than 11 g/dl during pregnancy. This test were estimated by hemoglobinometer. Result Out of 100 pregnant women, 40 (40 %) pregnant women were anemic and 60 pregnant women were non anemic (60 %). Also, among these anemic pregnant women, majority (55 %) of these women were mildly anemic, whereas 35 % were moderately and 10 % were severely anemic. Conclusion Prevalence of anemia was higher in the pregnant women at the second trimester (51.1 %) and also at the 20-35 years age group (62.79 %).

Keywords: Pregnancy, Anemia, Prevalence, Hb concentration

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016,

Pages: 2107 - 2108

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