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To Assess the Knowledge of Anaemia Among Studied Population of Shimla Hills

Authors(4) :-Dr. Harinder Singh, Dr. Hardeep Singh Gill, Dr. Gurmanpreet, Dr. B. P Gupta

Anaemia is one of the major public health problems, affecting both sexes and all ages. It adversely affects the cognitive performance, behaviour, and physical growth of infants, preschool and school-aged children. In view of the immense public health consequences of anaemia this study was conducted in the field practice areas of Department of Community Medicine, IGMC, Shimla, for a period of one year. A total of 421 girls were studied. They were clinically examined, & predesigned & pre tested proformas were filled up. Haemoglobin assessment was done using Filter paper Cyanmethemoglobin technique. It was concluded that girls who were aware about sources of iron rich diet, adverse effect of anaemia on academic performance and increased requirement of iron by the girls, were less likely to be anaemic.
Dr. Harinder Singh, Dr. Hardeep Singh Gill, Dr. Gurmanpreet, Dr. B. P Gupta
Anaemia, Cyanmethemoglobin, Haemoglobin, Nutrition, folic acid, vitamin B12
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 4 | September-October 2015
  Date of Publication : 2015-10-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 43-48
Manuscript Number : IJSRST15146
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
Dr. Harinder Singh, Dr. Hardeep Singh Gill, Dr. Gurmanpreet, Dr. B. P Gupta, "To Assess the Knowledge of Anaemia Among Studied Population of Shimla Hills", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp.43-48, September-October-2015
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