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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Indonesia | Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018
Prevalence of Anemia in English-Class Medical Students of Udayana University
Tjokorda Istri Sri Dalem Natakusuma | Anak Agung Wiradewi Lestari
Abstract: Anemia is a common problem in the world, especially in developing country. Anemia is a condition where the normal value of red blood cell or hemoglobin decreases. Medical students are at high risk of anemia because of their long studying hours, clinical practice, and other activities. This research is a cross sectional, descriptive research using complete blood count (CBC) results of English Class Medical Students Batch 2014 in Udayana University. The purpose of the study is to find out the prevalence of anemia case in English class medical students class of 2014 in Udayana University. Of the 82 samples, 5 students (6.1 %) had anemia. All of the 5 students were female, and all were classified as mild anemia. The mean of hemoglobin of male students was 15.89 g/dl and for female students was 13.87 g/dl.
Keywords: red blood cells, hemoglobin, long studying hours, complete blood count
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018,
Pages: 355 - 356