International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Public Health Education | India | Volume 8 Issue 1, January 2019


Comparative Study of Prevalence of Anemiain School Children during in Karnataka

Parimala S [6]


Abstract: Maternal Anemia has been one of the prime cause for Maternal and Infant mortality. Adverse outcomes in the form of Low birth weight and very low birth weight infants, still birth, pre-term, spina bifida, Intra uterine growth retardation are associated with maternal anemia, which is precipitated by adolescent anemia. This study aims to map the district-wise differences in prevalence of Anemia in public school children obtained by screening and preliminary cutaneous and scleral examination. The study data was obtained from the state school health data base, by obtaining permission from the Programme Officer. Secondary analysis of the routinely compiled screening data of school children from districts for different diseases was carried out.


Keywords: Anemia, school children, maternal mortality, pregnancy


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 1, January 2019,


Pages: 2067 - 2069


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