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Anemia In A Moroccan Hospital Setting Case Of Regional Hospital Idrissi Kenitra

Journal: International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research (Vol.2, No. 11)

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Page : 297-301

Keywords : Key word Anemia; Hemoglobin; Typology; Socio-demography; Hospital; Morocco.;

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Abstract Anemia remains a public health problem in the World. Nationally more than one third of the women and under five children are affected. Aim To assess anemia typology of adults in a hospital setting and study the impact of socio-demographic factors on the occurrence of anemia and make a typology using haemogram. Method Eighty two adult patients 42 women and 40 men were observed in an internal medical unit in the Idrissi hospital- Kenitra Morocco. The only inclusion criteria were anemia status less than 10gdl Hemoglobin. Results Level of instruction of patients varies remarkably with age sex and area of residency. Poverty and inaccessibility to health facilities have an impact on the apparition of anaemia. At the biological aspect the microcytic anaemia is the frequent form with 39 while the macrocytic represents 37.8 and normocytic one affects 23.2 of the subjects. According to TCMH levels hypochromic anemia is found in 63.4 and normochromic in 36.6. Severe anemia HB6.5 gdL is the major prevalent form in old as well as young women. Conclusion Anemia is a frequent affection in this hospital setting. Its severity is associated with weakness of immunity defense and many inherent diseases.

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