PREVALENCE OF ANAEMIA IN ADOLESCENT GIRLS IN AN URBAN AREA OF MEERUT

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  • Rita Singh
  • M Bhatnagar
  • J V Singh
  • S K Garg
  • H Chopra
  • S K Bajpai

Abstract

Research Question: What is the prevalence ofanaemia in an urban area of Meerut. Objective: To find out the prevalence of anaemia in adolescent girls. Study Design: Cross sectional Study. Setting: The study was conducted in an urban area of Meerut Statistical Analysis: Chi-square test Results : The overall prevalence of anaemia in adolescent girls was found to be 36.5%. Majority of anaemic girls were having mild anaemia (53.2%) and in only 5.9% anaemia was severe in nature. Rest 40.9% were moderately anaemic.

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2009-06-30

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Singh R, Bhatnagar M, Singh JV, Garg SK, Chopra H, Bajpai SK. PREVALENCE OF ANAEMIA IN ADOLESCENT GIRLS IN AN URBAN AREA OF MEERUT. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 2009 Jun. 30 [cited 2024 Apr. 18];21(1):41-3. Available from: https://iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/152

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