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PREVALENCE OF ANEMIA AMONG SCHEDULE CASTE WOMEN IN EASTERN REGION OF NEPAL

Journal: Indian Journal of Medical Research and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Vol.5, No. 2)

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Page : 43-48

Keywords : Anemia Prevalence Schedule cast Eastern region;

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Abstract

Anemia of schedule cast women in Eastern region of Nepal is a prominent problem in developing countries. On the present study is to determine the prevalence of anemia of schedule cast women of Baijnathpur, eastern region of Nepal. A Cross sectional study was conducted to the schedule cast non -pregnant women of the age group 20 - >70 years during March - August 2015.A total 432 women were participant in the present study Cyanmethamoglobin used for the determination of anemia .The prevalence of anemia was found to be 242(56%) out of N= 432 women .Anemia was classified as per the world health organization (WHO), mild, moderate andsevere. Thehighest prevalence of anemia 66.7% was found at the age group of 50-59 years and second highest 59.3% was found at the age group of 20-29years of the anemic population. The mean and SD of hemoglobin were 11.49±2.05gm/dl and 10.14±1.57 gm/dl of total and anemic population respectively

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