Impact of iron folic acid tablet utilization on the prevalence of anemia amongst mothers under Rch programme

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2006-06-30

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  • A B Singh
  • S D Kandpal
  • S K Gupta
  • R Chandra
  • V K Srivastava
  • K S Negi

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Research question: What is the effect of IFA Tablet utilization on prevalence of anemia. Objectives: 1-    To study the utilization of IFA tablets among pregnant and lactating women in Dehradun district. 2-    To study the association of anemia with IFA tablet utilization. Study design: Cross-Sectional study. Setting: Twenty villages of Doiwala Block, Dehradun Participants: Pregnant and lactating women. Study period: Junary 2004 to Feb 2005. Statistical Analysis : Percentage, Chi-square test. Results: Prevalence of anemia among those women who had not received Iron Folic Acid tablets was found to be 77.9% as compared to 57.7% among those women who had received the IFA tablets.

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Singh AB, Kandpal SD, Gupta SK, Chandra R, Srivastava VK, Negi KS. Impact of iron folic acid tablet utilization on the prevalence of anemia amongst mothers under Rch programme. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 2006 Jun. 30 [cited 2022 Jul. 1];18(1):31-6. Available from: https://iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/112

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