Prevalence of anaemia in college going youths in a rural block of Haryana

Authors

  • Ramesh Verma
  • Shelja Deswal
  • Renu Kamboj
  • Varun Arora
  • Meenakshi Kharb

Abstract

Research Question: What is the prevalence of Anaemia in college going youths in a rural block of Haryana? Objectives: To determine prevalence of Anaemia in college going youths in rural block of Haryana. Methodology: Cross-sectional, descriptive at Government College for women in rural block, Lakhanmajra, Dist. Rohtak among 187 college going young women of age group 15 to 24 years.Results:The overall prevalence of anaemia was 60.96%. 114 out of 187 young women had varying severity of anaemia while anaemia was absent in 39.04% of the girls.Out of the 187 girls, 83 (44.38%) were mildly anaemic, 26(13.9%) were moderately anaemic and 5(2.67%) were severely anaemic. Conclusion: The present study revealed anaemia to be a major health problem among the college going girls in rural areas in Haryana.

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Published

2014-09-30

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Verma R, Deswal S, Kamboj R, Arora V, Kharb M. Prevalence of anaemia in college going youths in a rural block of Haryana. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 2014 Sep. 30 [cited 2021 Sep. 17];26(3):298-302. Available from: https://iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/426

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