Volume No. :   5

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2013

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

ISSN Online :  2321-5836


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Prevalence of Anemia In Teenage Mothers



Address:   Dr Bhagwan Gamaji Ambhore1*, Dr Kavita Ambhore2 ,Dilip N Dhekale2
1Assistant Professor, Dept. of Community Medicine, Dr. Ulhas Patil Medical College, Jalgaon Khurd (M.S.)
2Epidemiologist, HFWTC, Aurangabad (M.S.)
3Associate Professor, Community Medicine, Dr. Ulhas Patil Medical College and Hospital, Jalgaon Kh.,(M.S.), India
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: Not Available

ABSTRACT:
Background: Anemia is one of the most prevalent nutritional deficiency diseases in India and despite of all preventable measures there is slight increase in the prevalence of the same. Objective: to assess the prevalence of anemia in teenage mothers. Statistical analysis: Expressed in simple terms of Proportion. Observations and discussion:More than fifty percent mothers were found suffering from ten or less than ten gm. Of hemoglobin. Recommendations: There is an urgent need of nutrition education with emphasis in adequate dietary intake and regular iron supplementation is recommended for correction of anemia.
KEYWORDS:
Nutrition education, Iron intake
Cite:
Bhagwan Gamaji Ambhore, Kavita Ambhore, Dilip N Dhekale . Prevalence Of Anemia In Teenage Mothers . Research J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics.2013; 5(2): 123-125.
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