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Title:
Iron deficiency anemia among the female students of Dolatpur town Sindh, Pakistan
Authors:
Niaz Hussain Jamali, Anwar Ali Jamali, Arslan Ahmer, Ameer Ali Jamali, Khuntalha Shah,Shams Uddin Shaikh, Hamid Ali Kazi
Published on:
2019-08-31
Journal Reference:
Volume 11 - Issue 4     July - August 2019
Pages:
242-246
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ABSTRACT

 

Objective: ToassesspervasivenessofIrondeficiency anemiainteenage(10-16years)femalestudents.
Study Design:A descriptive cross sectional study.
Place and Duration: The femalestudents from Government High Schools,belongedtoDolatpurtown,DistrictShaheedBenazirabad Sindh,Pakistanduringperiodof 15th December2016to 26th March2017.
Methodology: A Total 150 teenage female students were randomly chosen from different Government Schools. Data like socio-demographic, socioeconomic, education, social status, age,sex,anddietaryintakelifestyle were gathered along with150 blood samples. The evaluation of Body Mass Index (BMI), hemoglobin (Hb) and serum ferritin (SF) levels by using BMI standard formula Hemo-Cue Hb 120+ analyzer and ELISA method respectively.
Results: The mean of Body Mass Index (BMI), Hemoglobin (Hb) and Serum ferritin levels were observed at 17.21±0.71, 10.93±0.91 and 36.86±23.11 respectively from all female students. Iron Deficiency Anemia was observed in 67.3% of students.
Conclusion:Nutritious deficiency is the common cause of Iron Deficiency Anemia in female students.
Keywords: Female students, Body mass index, Hemoglobin, Iron deficiency anemia, Serum ferritin
 
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Jamali NH, Jamali AA, Ahmer A, Jamali AA, Shah K, Shaikh SU, Kazi HA. Iron deficiency anemia among the female students of Dolatpur town Sindh, Pakistan.Isra Med J. 2019; 11(4): 242-246.


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